Escorbuto; pelo ensortijado

Los pelos enroscados, o "en sacacorchos", que emergen de folículos hiperqueratóticos, son manifestaciones patognomónicas del escorbuto, o deficiencia de la vitamina C. También pueden verse petequias y hemorragia subungueal.Escorbuto; pelo ensortijado

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Last reviewed 1/22/2013 by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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