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Disease Scurvy

Name Scurvy
Synonyms GULO, NONFUNCTIONAL, INCLUDED | GULOP, INCLUDED | Hypoascorbemia | Hypoascorbemias | L-GULONOLACTONE OXIDASE, NONFUNCTIONAL, INCLUDED | Scorbutus | Scurvies | SCURVY | VITAMIN C, INABILITY TO SYNTHESIZE L-GULONOLACTONE OXIDASE PSEUDOGENE, INCLUDED
Definition An acquired blood vessel disorder caused by severe deficiency of vitamin C (ASCORBIC ACID) in the diet leading to defective collagen formation in small blood vessels. Scurvy is characterized by bleeding in any tissue, weakness, ANEMIA, spongy gums, and a brawny induration of the muscles of the calves and legs.
Categories Blood disease | Cardiovascular disease | Nutrition disorder
MeSH® ID D012614
OMIM® ID 240400
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1. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hemostatic Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Scurvy Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesHemic and Lymphatic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hematologic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hemorrhagic Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hemostatic Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Scurvy Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesNutritional and Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Nutrition Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Malnutrition Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Deficiency Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Avitaminosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Ascorbic Acid Deficiency Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Scurvy Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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