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Scurvy is a disease resulting from a deficiency of vitamin C. Scurvy leads to the formation of spots on the skin, spongy gums, and bleeding from the mucous membranes. The spots are most abundant on the thighs and legs, and a person with the ailment looks pale, feels depressed, and is partially immobilized. In advanced scurvy there are open, suppurating wounds and loss of teeth.

Scurvy in "News From the Front"Edit

Scurvy was the only disease Sgt. Leland Calvert didn't develop while stationed on the Bataan Peninsula.

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