infantile scurvy

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infantile scurvy

[′in·fən‚tīl ′skər·vē]
(medicine)
Acute scurvy of infants and young children characterized by periosteal hemorrhage and swelling, especially of long bones. Also known as Cheadle's disease; Moeller-Barlow disease.
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Sir Thomas Barlow, president of the Royal College of Physicians from 1910 until 1914, stated the following: "It has been said that Wilks had the genius of observation.