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458 tudinally, in more serious cases scorbutic symptoms manifested themselves. The glossal epithelium desquamated in patches, leaving the denuded surfaces of a red colour, and the fungiform papillse about the apex became enlarged and prominent. The gums were swollen, and difficulty in mastication was complained of. Catarrh occasionally coexisted, and arose from the unavoidable exposure incidental to camp life. The health of the patients rapidly improved, and no more cases of a scorbutic naturedoi:10.1016/s0140-6736(02)43583-0 fatcat:ge2dewzphvazvi2em3edxytaru