Acrodermatitis Enteropathica

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What is the definition of Acrodermatitis Enteropathica?

Acrodermatitis enteropathica (AE) is a disorder of zinc metabolism that can either be inherited or acquired. Both forms lead to the inability to absorb zinc from the intestine. The lack of zinc can cause skin inflammation with a rash (pustular dermatitis) around the mouth and/or anus; diarrhea; ...

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What are the alternative names for Acrodermatitis Enteropathica?

  • Acrodermatitis enteropathica zinc deficiency type
  • AEZ
  • Brandt syndrome
  • Danbolt-Cross syndrome
  • AE

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