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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NAE can be difficult to distinguish from certain groups of necrolytic erythemas, which include necrolytic migratory erythema, acrodermatitis
Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans is seen primarily in European borreliosis, and is usually associated with infection with B.
Hallopeau's acrodermatitis. Arch Dermatol 1979; 115: 815-8.
Its uniform presentation helps differentiate papular acrodermatitis from molluscum.
Erythema migrans and acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans were observed in i9.5%, and arthritis in 9.3%, reported Dr.
The cutaneous manifestations seen in a retrospective study of 103 patients aged 1 15 years were erythema migrans (48 patients), disseminated erythema migrans(29 patients), borrelial lymphocytoma (19 patients), combined borrelial lymphocytoma and erythema migrans (6 patients), and acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans (1 patient).
The exanthems are papular-purpuric gloves and socks syndrome, unilateral laterothoracic exanthem, acute generalized exanthematous pusrulosis, papular acrodermatitis of childhood, and eruptive pseudoangiomatosis.
This is the rationale behind Zn therapeutic benefits in many disease conditions such as acute infantile diarrhea, acute upper and lower RTIs, acrodermatitis enteropathica, and prevention of age-related macular degeneration.[31] Despite that many governments have now officially introduced routine Vitamin A supplementation programs, still its benefits are inconsistent among trials, especially regarding respiratory morbidity.[32]
In the late period it may present as arthritis, late neuroborreliosis, and chronic acrodermatitis (1,2,3).
These rashes resemble acrodermatitis enteropathica (1).
Homozygous or compound heterozygous IL36RN gene mutations underlie the pathogenesis of psoriasis-related pustular eruptions including GPP, palmoplantar pustular psoriasis, acrodermatitis continua of Hallopeau, and AGEP (17, 20).
Noninfectious lesions that can be potentially serious include acrodermatitis enteropathica, bullous pemphigoid, epidermolysis bullosa, epidermolytic hyperkeratosis, incontinentia pigmenti, Langerhans cell histiocytosis, pemphigus vulgaris, pustular psoriasis, and urticarial pigmentosa.