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A 70-year-old man has ecchymoses, perifollicular petechiae, and swelling of the gingiva...

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asked Apr 2, 2014 in Medicine by Rajesh Bahara
A 70-year-old man has ecchymoses, perifollicular petechiae, and swelling of the gingiva. He has lived alone since the death of his wife 2 years ago. His diet consists primarily of cola and hot dogs. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

a. Beriberi

b. Kwashiorkor

c. Pellagra

d. Rickets

e. Scurvy

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e. Scurvy
answered Apr 2, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara

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