Scurvy in a man with schizophrenia

Dubé, Mark
August 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/9/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 11, pE760
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 56 year old man who was presented to the emergency department with a three week history of a worsening rash on his lower limbs and with a past history of paranoid schizophrenia. His medical screening revealed scurvy. He was given Vitamin C measuring 500mg orally twice a day which helped in resolving rash completely within two weeks.


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