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Scurvy and hemarthrosis



Scurvy and hemarthrosis



JAMA 235(17): 1874-1876



A man 56 years old who admitted that his diet was poor came to hospital with a variety of symptoms, but most prominent were swelling in the right knee and leg, haemorrhagic manifestations, anaemia and follicular hyperkeratosis. The synovial membrane in the affected knee was thick, with little collagen, and showed interstitial haemorrhage and many large fibroblasts.

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Accession: 000492312

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PMID: 946490

DOI: 10.1001/jama.1976.03260430044024


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