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Description:This patient presented with a “scorbutic tongue” due to what proved to be a vitamin C deficiency.
The condition referred to as “scorbutic tongue”, i.e., related to scurvy, involves inflammation of the tongue, or glossitis, which includes areas of erythema and petechial submucosal hemorrhages.
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Creation Date:1970
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