Search Results for: acrodermatitis enteropathica

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acrodermatitis Enteropathica: Overview

…al candidiasis (thrush) often complicates AE, and they may need to be treated simultaneously. Because zinc deficiency causes acrodermatitis enteropathica (AE), the therapeutic strategy is to replace zinc. Treatment First Steps Prescribe oral zinc…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Key Points

…lvement is fairly uncommon, with arthritis affecting 5% of patients, early neurologic involvement in 3%, lymphocytoma in 2%, acrodermatitis chronicum atrophicans in 1%, and <1% with cardiac manifestations. Similar complication rates have been...

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Initial Evaluation

…riginous Oral Paronychia Differential diagnosis Inverse pityriasis rosea Deficiency dermatitis (such as zinc deficiency, aka acrodermatitis enteropathica) Allergic or irritant contact dermatitis Inverse psoriasis Tinea cruris Extramammary…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Erythema chronicum migrans Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans These lesions may occur at the sites of prior erythema chronicum migrans. Atrophic epidermis is the hallmark. Sclerodermatous changes, with thickening and dermal…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acrodermatitis enteropathica

…hema, pellagra, Hartnup’s disease, kwashiorkor, and maple syrup disease are indistinguishable histopathologically from acrodermatitis enteropathica. Evolving lesions of psoriasis and of Mucha-Habermann disease often show pallor in the upper…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Treatment

…ertain. Seek consultation or treat presumptively. When to consult a dermatologist If the diagnosis of borreliosis is not clear or if a skin biopsy is needed to confirm the diagnosis For the evaluation of lesions in which acrodermatitis chronicum…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease)

…rans), pseudolymphomatous nodules (lymphadenosis benigna cutis), and acral patches and plaques that in time become atrophic (acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans). It may express itself in other organs as well, with cardiac, neurological, and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans

…reaction is positive in up to 90% of biopsy specimens taken from lesions of erythema migrans. Bibliography Bibliography for acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans Asbrink E. Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans. Clin Dermatol 1993;11:369-75. Asbrink E,…

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