acrodermatitis enteropathica


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Related to acrodermatitis enteropathica: zinc deficiency, dermatitis herpetiformis

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.