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Early scurvy complicating anorexia nervosa.
South Med J 2002; 95(9):1065-6SM

Abstract

Scurvy is an extremely rare complication of anorexia nervosa. Despite the poor intake of nutrients, anorexia nervosa is not commonly associated with vitamin deficiencies. We report a case of early scurvy complicating long-standing anorexia nervosa. Anorexia nervosa appears to be increasing in incidence. Although scurvy is unusual, this case shows the importance of its recognition as a nutritional consequence of anorexia nervosa.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Division of Critical Care Medicine, Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA.No affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Case Reports
Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

12356112

Citation

Christopher, Kenneth, et al. "Early Scurvy Complicating Anorexia Nervosa." Southern Medical Journal, vol. 95, no. 9, 2002, pp. 1065-6.
Christopher K, Tammaro D, Wing EJ. Early scurvy complicating anorexia nervosa. South Med J. 2002;95(9):1065-6.
Christopher, K., Tammaro, D., & Wing, E. J. (2002). Early scurvy complicating anorexia nervosa. Southern Medical Journal, 95(9), pp. 1065-6.
Christopher K, Tammaro D, Wing EJ. Early Scurvy Complicating Anorexia Nervosa. South Med J. 2002;95(9):1065-6. PubMed PMID: 12356112.
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