Medical Definition of Vitamin C test

1. A tourniquet test used to determine presence of vitamin C deficiency or thrombocytopenia; a circle 2.5 cm in diameter, the upper edge of which is 4 cm below the crease of the elbow, is drawn on the inner aspect of the forearm, pressure midway between the systolic and diastolic blood pressure is applied above the elbow for 15 minutes, and a count of petechiae within the circle is made: 10, normal; 10 to 20, marginal zone; over 20, abnormal. See: Rumpel-Leede test. Synonym: capillary resistance test, vitamin C test. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vitamin C Test

vitamin B3
vitamin B4
vitamin B5
vitamin B6
vitamin B6 deficiency
vitamin B6 unit
vitamin B7
vitamin B9
vitamin BT
vitamin B complex
vitamin Bc
vitamin Bc conjugase
vitamin Bx
vitamin C
vitamin C deficiency
vitamin C test (current term)
vitamin C unit
vitamin D
vitamin D1
vitamin D2
vitamin D3
vitamin D4
vitamin D5
vitamin D deficiency
vitamin D milk
vitamin D unit
vitamin E
vitamin E unit
vitamin F
vitamin G

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