Which of the following deficiency syndromes can lead to gum hypertrophy?


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A 43-year-old homeless lady has been referred to gastroenterology as the GP was concerned of a possible malabsorption syndrome. She complains of weakness and longstanding diarrhoea. On examination you note enlarged and bleeding gums. She takes no medications.

Which of the following deficiency syndromes can lead to gum hypertrophy?

Pellagra
Beri-Beri
Menkes Disease
Scurvy
Osteomalacia