Scruibie

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Scruibie
Synonyms Moeller's disease, Cheadle's disease, scorbutus,[1] Barlow's disease, hypoascobemia[1]
Scorbutic gums.jpg
Scorbutic gums, a symptom o scruibie. Note gingival reidness in the triangle-shaped aurie atween the teeth
Specialty Endocrinology
Symptoms Waikness, feelin tired, curly hair, sore airms an legs, gum disease, easy bleedin[1][2]
Causes Nae eneuch vitamin C[1]
Risk factors Mental disorders, unuisual eatin haibits, alcoholism, auld fowk wha leeve alane, intestinal malabsorption, dialysis[2]
Diagnostic method Based on symptoms[2]
Treatment Vitamin C supplements[1]
Frequency Rare[2]

Scruibie is a disease resultin frae a lack o vitamin C.[1] Early symptoms include weakness, feeling tired, curly hair, and sore arms and legs.[1][2] Withoot treatment, decreased reid bluid cells, gum disease, an bleedin frae the skin mey occur.[1] As scruibie worsens thare can be puir wound healin, personality chynges, an finally daith frae infection or bleedin.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 "Scurvy". GARD. 1 September 2016. Retrieved 26 September 2016. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Agarwal, A; Shaharyar, A; Kumar, A; Bhat, MS; Mishra, M (Juin 2015). "Scurvy in pediatric age group - A disease often forgotten?". Journal of clinical orthopaedics and trauma. 6 (2): 101–7. PMC 4411344. PMID 25983516. doi:10.1016/j.jcot.2014.12.003.