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What is Vitamin C deficiency?

What is Vitamin C deficiency?

  • Vitamin C deficiency: Indequate vitamin C in the diet.
  • Vitamin C deficiency: condition due to a deficiency of vitamin C.
    Source - Diseases Database

Vitamin C deficiency: Introduction

Types of Vitamin C deficiency:

Broader types of Vitamin C deficiency:

How serious is Vitamin C deficiency?

Complications of Vitamin C deficiency: see complications of Vitamin C deficiency

What causes Vitamin C deficiency?

Causes of Vitamin C deficiency: see causes of Vitamin C deficiency
Risk factors for Vitamin C deficiency: see risk factors for Vitamin C deficiency

What are the symptoms of Vitamin C deficiency?

Symptoms of Vitamin C deficiency: see symptoms of Vitamin C deficiency

Complications of Vitamin C deficiency: see complications of Vitamin C deficiency

Vitamin C deficiency: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Vitamin C deficiency.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Vitamin C deficiency: Family Practice Physician, Pediatrician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Vitamin C deficiency.
Treatments for Vitamin C deficiency: see treatments for Vitamin C deficiency
Prevention of Vitamin C deficiency: see prevention of Vitamin C deficiency
Research for Vitamin C deficiency: see research for Vitamin C deficiency

Society issues for Vitamin C deficiency


Hospitalization statistics for Vitamin C deficiency: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Vitamin C deficiency:

  • 0.0001% (8) of hospital consultant episodes were for ascorbic acid deficiency in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 88% of hospital consultant episodes for ascorbic acid deficiency required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 75% of hospital consultant episodes for ascorbic acid deficiency were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 25% of hospital consultant episodes for ascorbic acid deficiency were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 100% of hospital consultant episodes for ascorbic acid deficiency required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 10.3 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for ascorbic acid deficiency in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Name and Aliases of Vitamin C deficiency

Main name of condition: Vitamin C deficiency

Class of Condition for Vitamin C deficiency: deficiency vitamin

Other names or spellings for Vitamin C deficiency:

ascorbic acid deficiency

Ascorbic acid deficiency, Barlow's disease, Scurvy Source - Diseases Database

Vitamin C deficiency: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Vitamin C deficiency:

 

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