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Leg of a patient with scorbutus (scurvy), 1887

Credit: St Bartholomew's Hospital Archives & Museum, Wellcome Collection

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Watercolour drawing of the leg of a patient, aged 50, who had scorbutus of 12 months' standing. The limb is affected with a purpuric eruption, which resembles psoriasis with subcutaneous haemorrhage.

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Godart, Thomas | St Bartholomew's Hospital Archives & Museum, Wellcome Collection


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Leg of a patient with scorbutus (scurvy), 1887. Credit: St Bartholomew's Hospital Archives & Museum, Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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