[Survey in 2000: 3 cases].

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BACKGROUND We report three new cases of patients presenting scurvy. In the year 2000 this rare disease still occurs in France. CASE REPORTS The three patients, 2 men and a woman respectively 51, 50, and 73 years-old were alcoholics, and lived alone in difficult social conditions. Dietary survey indicated in the 3 cases inadequate vitamin C intake, and a… (More)

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