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.
Last reviewed 1/31/2011 by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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