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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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