Acrodermatitis Enteropathica Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Aug 21, 2019
  • Author: Kristina Marie Dela Rosa, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Other considerations include the following:

  • Biotin and multiple decarboxylase deficiencies

  • Malabsorption syndromes secondary to cystic fibrosis or intestinal disease [22]

  • Essential fatty acid deficiencies

  • Kwashiorkor

  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease

  • Iatrogenic deficiency of branched chain amino acids (isoleucine) in restrictive diets for maple syrup urine disease or methylmalonic aciduria [23]

  • Glutaric aciduria type 1 [24]

  • Leucinosis

  • Nonketotic hyperglycinemia [11]

Differential Diagnoses