Barlow disease

(bar′lō)

[Sir Thomas Barlow, Brit. physician, 1845-1945]
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) deficiency in infancy, also known as infantile scurvy. It occurs in both breast-fed and bottle-fed babies (usually between 6 and 12 months) who fail to receive adequate supplements of vitamin C.
SEE: infantile scurvy.

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