Acrodermatitis enteropathica

Summary: 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 ...1

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Symptoms of Acrodermatitis enteropathica

Symptoms: The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) provides the following list of features that have been reported in people with this condition. Much of the information in the HPO comes from Orphanet, a European rare disease database. Signs and Symptoms

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Names and Terminology

Other Names: Acrodermatitis enteropathica zinc deficiency type; AEZ; Brandt syndrome; Acrodermatitis enteropathica zinc deficiency type; AEZ; Brandt syndrome; Danbolt-Cross syndrome; AE ...Source: GARD (NIH) ...2

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References

  1. Source: GARD (NIH): rarediseases.info.nih.gov/ diseases/ 5723/ acrodermatitis-enteropathica
  2. ibid.

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