Home About us Editorial board Ahead of print Current issue Search Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contacts Login 
  • Users Online: 1095
  • Home
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
CASE REPORT
Year : 1989  |  Volume : 37  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 197-198

Acrodermatitis enteropathica-A case report


Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Egmore, Madras - 600 008, India

Correspondence Address:
K Vasantha
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Egmore, Madras - 600 008
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


PMID: 2638313

Rights and PermissionsRights and Permissions

Acrodermatitis enteropathica is a rare disease affecting infant girls. The skin in these cases develop rashes which start as vesicles and then dries to form erythematous squamous psoriasiform type of lesions. Dystrophy of nails and alopecia with loss of eye lashes and eye brows is also seen. Low serum zinc level is found in these patients and is thought to be the cause of this disease.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF Not available]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed2504    
    Printed87    
    Emailed1    
    PDF Downloaded0    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal