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Severe ascorbic acid deficiency results in gingival hemorrhage, hemarthroses, and subperiosteal hemorrhage.
Ascorbic acid deficiency is often present in many HD patients due to its removal during dialysis and lack of dietary intake (Ponka & Kuhlback, 1983).
In humans, the oral administration of ascorbic acid enhances the absorption of non-heme iron from the diet (6) and leads to increases in serum iron in subjects with iron overload and ascorbic acid deficiency (7).