acrodermatitis enteropathica

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acrodermatitis enteropathica

[‚a·krō‚dər·mə¦tī·təs ‚en·tə·rə′pa·thə·kə]
(medicine)
An often fatal inherited disease involving inefficient intestinal absorption of zinc; readily treated by adding zinc to the diet.
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Acrodermatitis Enteropathica and 522 Cellular Immune Deficiencies.
Acrodermatitis continua de Hallopeau: abarca el area de las unas y de la zona periungueal y se caracteriza por la presencia de pustulas, distrofia ungueal, enrojecimiento, descamacion cronica periungueal e hinchazon.
En sangre y sistema cardiovascular: disminucion en las tres series, punteado basofilo, cariorrexis (3,12,28); compromiso miocardico: ondas T anormales y prolongacion del intervalo QT Acrocianosis, acrodermatitis atrofiante (25).
The patients who had any evidence of central nervous system infection epilepsy metabolic seizures or those who are already on zinc therapy for any other ailment like malnutrition diarrhea pneumonia or acrodermatitis enteropathica were excluded.
Acrodermatitis enteropathica is an autosomal recessive disorder caused by inability to absorb the dietary zinc from gastrointestinal tract due to genetic defects in the intestinal zinc specific transporter gene SLC39A4.
En piel podemos encontrar una rara forma clinica denominada Acrodermatitis cronica atrofica, se asocia mas a infeccion tardia por B.
Acrodermatitis enteropathica, an inherited abnormality of zinc absorption, is rare.
Oral zinc therapy seems to result in the remission of most of these symptoms; however, adequate serum zinc levels must be maintained in individuals with the genetic disorder known as acrodermatitis enteropathica [5].
The essentiality of zinc in the formation of the neural tube is further supported by the observation that women with acrodermatitis enteropathica, a disorder of impaired zinc absorption from the intestine, are at high risk for babies with NTDs (20).
As with most behaviors, this one has both "nature" and "nurture" components: The reasons for this compulsive disorder could be attention-seeking behavior, displacement behavior, epileptic episodic behavior, neuropathological disorder, psychotic or hallucinatory disorder or acrodermatitis.
Gianotti-Crosti syndrome, also called papular acrodermatitis of childhood, is a childhood exanthem that typically occurs following upper respiratory infection or infectious mononucleosis.
The poor pregnancy outcomes in women with acrodermatitis enteropathica are also consistent with effects observed in zinc-deficient pregnant animals (8).