infantile scurvy

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in·fan·tile scur·vy

osteopathia hemorrhagica infantum; a cachectic condition in infants, resulting from malnutrition and marked by pallor, fetid breath, coated tongue, diarrhea, and subperiosteal hemorrhages; probably a combination of scurvy and rickets due to combined deficiency of vitamins C and D.

infantile scurvy

a nutritional disease caused by an inadequate dietary supply of vitamin C, which may occur because cow's milk unfortified with vitamin C is the principal food in an infant's diet. Families are counseled to feed their children foods rich in vitamin C or to use a formula supplemented with this vitamin. Also called Barlow's disease, hemorrhagic scurvy. See also ascorbic acid, scurvy.

in·fan·tile scur·vy

(in'făn-tīl skŭr'vē)
A cachectic condition in infants, resulting from malnutrition and marked by pallor, fetid breath, coated tongue, diarrhea, and subperiosteal hemorrhages; probably a combination of scurvy and rickets due to combined deficiency of vitamins C and D.
Synonym(s): Barlow disease, osteopathia hemorrhagica infantum.

Barlow,

Sir Thomas, English physician, 1845-1945.
Barlow disease - a cachectic condition in infants, resulting from malnutrition. Synonym(s): infantile scurvy

Cheadle,

Walter Butler, English pediatrician, 1835-1910.
Cheadle disease - a cachectic condition in infants, resulting from malnutrition. Synonym(s): infantile scurvy

in·fan·tile scur·vy

(in'făn-tīl skŭr'vē)
Cachectic condition in infants, resulting from malnutrition and marked by pallor, fetid breath, coated tongue, diarrhea, and subperiosteal hemorrhages.
Synonym(s): Barlow disease, Cheadle disease.