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.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
- Applied Psychology
- Psychiatry and Mental health