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ALLMedicine™ Acrodermatitis Enteropathica Center

Research & Reviews  87 results

Acquired Acrodermatitis enteropathica - an unusual cause of vulva ulceration in a post-...
https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afac253
Age and Ageing; Ekpemandu N, Attra T et. al.

Nov 28th, 2022 - Acrodermatitis enteropathica (AE) is a rare disorder which can be congenital or acquired. The main features are peri-orificial dermatitis, gastrointestinal symptom in the form of diarrhoea, acral dermatitis and alopecia, among others. This report ...

Enterokinase deficiency with novel TMPRSS15 gene mutation masquerading as acrodermatiti...
https://doi.org/10.1111/pde.15197
Pediatric Dermatology; Chen Y, Li Z et. al.

Nov 22nd, 2022 - Enterokinase deficiency (EKD) is a rare autosomal recessive inherited disorder caused by loss-of-function mutations of the transmembrane protease serine 15 (TMPRSS15) gene. To date, only 12 cases of EKD have been described in the literature and sk...

Malnutrition
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/985140-overview

Jul 5th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Malnutrition is directly responsible for 300,000 deaths per year in children younger than 5 years in developing countries and contributes indirectly to more than half of all deaths in children worldwide. In addition, it increas...

Malnutrition
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/985140-overview

Jul 5th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Malnutrition is directly responsible for 300,000 deaths per year in children younger than 5 years in developing countries and contributes indirectly to more than half of all deaths in children worldwide. In addition, it increas...

Malnutrition Clinical Presentation
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/985140-clinical

Jul 5th, 2022 - History Clinical signs and symptoms of protein-energy malnutrition (PEM) include the following: Poor weight gain Slowing of linear growth Behavioral changes - Irritability, apathy, decreased social responsiveness, anxiety, and attention deficits S...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  2 results

Genetic Study of Severe Zinc Deficiencies
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02870166

Aug 18th, 2016 - Given the structural essential, catalytic and co-catalytic played by zinc in many sections of protein metabolism, carbohydrate and lipid (zinc is involved in the function of more than 300 metalloenzymes and metalloproteins), one can imagine the im...

Zinc Homeostasis and Kinetics in Children With Cystic Fibrosis (CF)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00104494

Jul 30th, 2015 - Overt zinc deficiency presents with features of acrodermatitis enteropathica (AE) including diarrhea, dermatitis, growth failure, and poor immune function. AE has been described as a complication of cystic fibrosis, and can be the initial presenti...

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News  11 results

Painful Psoriasiform Plaques
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/247136/dermatopathology/painful-psoriasiform-plaques
Maria Amoreth R. Gozo, MD, Iviensan F. Manalo, MD et. al.

Oct 7th, 2021 - The Diagnosis: Acquired Acrodermatitis Enteropathica A punch biopsy of an elevated scaly border of the rash on the thigh revealed parakeratosis, absence of the granular layer, and epidermal pallor with psoriasiform and spongiotic dermatitis (Figur.

A 35-year-old with erythematous, dusky patches on both lower extremities
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/244329/medical-dermatology/35-year-old-erythematous-dusky-patches-both-lower
Donna Bilu Martin, MD

Aug 16th, 2021 - Zinc deficiency may be inherited or acquired. Acrodermatitis enteropathica is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder caused by a mutation in the gene that encodes a zinc transporter.

Irritable Baby With Weight Loss and a Periorificial and Truncal Rash
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/230250/pediatrics/irritable-baby-weight-loss-and-periorificial-and-truncal-rash
Katherine G. Cvancara, BA, Joseph L. Cvancara, MD

Oct 20th, 2020 - The Diagnosis: Acrodermatitis Enteropathica Acrodermatitis enteropathica (AE) was the presumptive diagnosis. Oral supplementation with zinc sulfate 3 mg/kg/d was started immediately after a zinc level was ordered.

Prurigo Pigmentosa Induced by Ketosis: Resolution Through Dietary Modification
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/196684/pigmentation-disorders/prurigo-pigmentosa-induced-ketosis-resolution/page/0/1?channel=276

Mar 20th, 2019 - A variety of therapeutic options are used in the treatment of PP, with the most effective agents being oral antibiotics including dapsone, minocycline, and doxycycline, all of which limit the local tissue inflammatory response and cytotoxic effect.

Acute Kwashiorkor in the Setting of Cerebral Palsy and Pancreatic Insufficiency
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/192804/mixed-topics/acute-kwashiorkor-setting-cerebral-palsy-and-pancreatic
Rachel R. Marks, MD, Jessica Rae Burgy, MD et. al.

Jan 16th, 2019 - To the Editor: Kwashiorkor, or protein-calorie malnutrition, is a common issue in developing countries subject to starvation. In economically advanced nations, however, kwashiorkor is extremely rare and may appear in children placed on restrictive.

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