PERIFOLLICULAR HEMORRHAGE OF THE LEGS
- Scurvy: More than historical relevance. Oeffinger, Kevin C. // American Family Physician;9/15/1993, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p609
Describes scurvy. Rarity in industrially developed countries; Prolonged deficiency of ascorbic acid as cause; Manifestations; Institutionalized elderly and alcoholics in position of greatest risk; Disease's history; Sample case; Diagnosis; Systematic progression of signs and symptoms;...
- Vitamin C, disease, and surgical trauma. // British Medical Journal;2/17/1979, Vol. 1 Issue 6161, p437
Examines ascorbic acid concentrations in the tissues influencing diseases in Great Britain. Efficacy of ascorbic acid in treating scurvy; Deficiencies of vitamin A; Effects of vitamin C supplements on wound healing in patients undergoing surgery.
- A short history of scurvy. // Nutrition Health Review: The Consumer's Medical Journal;1992, Issue 62, p5
Presents historical information on scurvy. Naval voyages which were plagued by scurvy; Armies that were similarly plagued; Discovery of vitamin C as an effective scurvy treatment.
- Vitamin C Deficiency and Depletion in the United States: The Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988 to 1994. Hampl, Jeffrey S.; Taylor, Christopher A.; Johnston, Carol S. // American Journal of Public Health;May2004, Vol. 94 Issue 5, p870
Objectives. We sought to determine prevalence rates of vitamin C deficiency and depletion in the United States. Methods. We used data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey to assess intake of dietary, supplemental, and serum vitamin C. Results. Mean intakes and serum...
- Intravenous Ascorbic Acid Loading in Subjects Classified as to Periodontal Status. SHANNON, IRA L.; GIBSON, WILLIAM A. // Journal of Dental Research;Mar1965, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p355
The article presents a study which examines the intravenous loading of ascorbic acid in patients with varying levels of periodontal health. Blood and urine ascorbic acid levels of test subjects were analyzed and reviewed for relation to periodontal disorders. The disappearance of excess ascorbic...
- 7. Vitamin C: 7.3 Consequences of vitamin C deficiency. // Vitamin & Mineral Requirements in Human Nutrition;2004, p131
Information on the consequences of vitamin C deficiency from Chapter 7 of the book "Vitamin and Mineral Requirements in Human Nutrition" is presented. Scurvy was described by the Crusaders from the 15th century during the sieges of numerous European cities, and was also caused by the famine in...
- 7. Vitamin C: 7.4 Populations at risk for vitamin C deficiency. // Vitamin & Mineral Requirements in Human Nutrition;2004, p132
Information on the populations at risk for vitamin C deficiency from Chapter 7 of the book "Vitamin and Mineral Requirements in Human Nutrition" is presented. Those for whom the fruit and vegetable supply is minimal are considered at risk of vitamin C deficiency. Epidemics of scurvy are also...
- Vitamin C-Rich Foods Help Fend Off Heart Disease, Cancer--Even Scurvy. Walsh, Julie // Environmental Nutrition;Oct2000, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p1
Investigates the effectiveness of Vitamin C in lowering the risk of heart disease, cancer and scurvy. Applicability of Vitamin C antioxidants in the eradication of harmful free radicals in the body; Inhibition of the growth of ulcer- and stomach-causing bacteria; Role of Vitamin C in...
- The Sea Disease. Lasagna, Louis // Sciences;Jul/Aug80, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p30
Focuses on the prevention and treatment of scurvy. Effectiveness of megadoses of Vitamin C in treating scurvy; Role of fresh fruits and vegetables in the prevention of scurvy; Details on multiple etiological factors of the disease.