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Vitamin C deficit

Vitamin C deficit


A lack of vitamin C is usually found in malnourished older adults, leading to nutritional disease such as scurvy.

Review Date 2/2/2015

Updated by: Emily Wax, RD, The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.