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Here is information about Scurvy, its causes and symptoms.

Scurvy Information

An ailment common amongst sailors, and in people who are deprived of fresh fruits and vegetables for long periods of time, scurvy results due to deficiency of vitamin C from the diet. Scurvy makes the patient look pale and depressed apart from partially immobilizing him/her. It also leads to the formation of spots on the skin, spongy gums and bleeding from the mucous membranes. The spots are most commonly seen on the thighs and legs of the affected person. To know more about the causes and symptoms of scurvy, go through the following lines.

Causes Of Scurvy
Symptoms Of Scurvy