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A diagnostic challenge: a case of acrodermatitis enteropathica without hypozincemia and with maternal milk of low zinc level.
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PMID:  20807356     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Acrodermatitis enteropathica is a rare and distinct form of zinc deficiency with a requirement of life-long zinc supplementation and inherited in a recessive manner. Transient nutritional zinc deficiency is also a well known condition mimicking acrodermatitis enteropathica like skin changes in preterm and term infants who are generally breastfed with a low level of zinc containing milk. Here, a 4-month-old male, term and fully breastfed acrodermatitis enteropathica case without hypozincemia and with maternal milk of low zinc level is presented.
Semih Tatlican; Burcu Yamangokturk; Cemile Eren; Ozlem Gulbahar; Fatma Eskioglu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-08-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric dermatology     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1525-1470     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Dermatol     Publication Date:    2010 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8406799     Medline TA:  Pediatr Dermatol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  534-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2010 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Department of Dermatology, Ministry of Health Diskapi Yildirim Beyazit Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
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