Neuropsychiatric Scurvy

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Background: Scurvy is a disease with well-known peripheral symptoms, such as bleeding and pain. Methods: The clinical and historical evidence for a distinct form of scurvy affecting the central nervous system, called neuropsychiatric scurvy, is reviewed. Pathophysiologic factors are described, as well as its diagnosis and management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)12-20
Number of pages9
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Applied Psychology


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