Scurvy

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner, MD on March 11, 2018

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Scurvy. Perifollicular hemorrhage on the leg. The follicles are often plugged by keratin (follicular hyperkeratosis). This eruption occurred in a 46-year-old alcoholic, homeless male, who also had bleeding gums and loose teeth.

Fitzpatrick’s Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology
Klaus Wolff, Richard Allen Johnson, Dick Suurmond
Copyright 2005, 2001, 1997, 1993 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All Rights reserved.

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Sources: Fitzpatrick’s Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology
Klaus Wolff, Richard Allen Johnson, Dick Suurmond
Copyright 2005, 2001, 1997, 1993 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All Rights reserved.

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