Skin findings in vitamin C deficiency (scurvy): The photo on your left depicts corkscrew hairs. The photo on your right exhibits pinpoint hemorrhages around the hair follicle (perifollicular hemorrhage) related to weak collagen tissue in small vessels with subsequent rupture around the follicles.

Skin findings in vitamin C deficiency (scurvy): 
The photo on your left depicts corkscrew hairs. The photo on your right exhibits pinpoint hemorrhages around the hair follicle (perifollicular hemorrhage) related to weak collagen tissue in small vessels with subsequent rupture around the follicles.

Skin findings in vitamin C deficiency (scurvy): The photo on your left depicts corkscrew hairs. The photo on your right exhibits pinpoint hemorrhages around the hair follicle (perifollicular hemorrhage) related to weak collagen tissue in small vessels with subsequent rupture around the follicles.

Skin findings in vitamin C deficiency (scurvy): 
The photo on your left depicts corkscrew hairs. The photo on your right exhibits pinpoint hemorrhages around the hair follicle (perifollicular hemorrhage) related to weak collagen tissue in small vessels with subsequent rupture around the follicles.

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