Acrodermatitis Enteropathica Questions & Answers

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

Overview

What is acrodermatitis enteropathica?

What is the pathophysiology of acrodermatitis enteropathica?

What causes acrodermatitis enteropathica?

What is the prevalence of acrodermatitis enteropathica in the US?

What is the global prevalence of acrodermatitis enteropathica?

What are the racial predilections of acrodermatitis enteropathica?

What is the sexual predilection of acrodermatitis enteropathica?

At what age does acrodermatitis enteropathica typically present?

What is the prognosis of acrodermatitis enteropathica?

What is included in the patient education about acrodermatitis enteropathica?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of acrodermatitis enteropathica?

Which physical findings are characteristic of acrodermatitis enteropathica?

What are the possible complications of acrodermatitis enteropathica?

DDX

Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of acrodermatitis enteropathica?

What are the differential diagnoses for Acrodermatitis Enteropathica?

Workup

What is the role of lab tests in the workup of acrodermatitis enteropathica?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of acrodermatitis enteropathica?

Treatment

How is acrodermatitis enteropathica treated?

Which dietary modifications are used in the treatment of acrodermatitis enteropathica?

Which activity modifications are used in the treatment of acrodermatitis enteropathica?

What is included in the long-term monitoring of acrodermatitis enteropathica?

Medications

Which medications are used in the treatment of acrodermatitis enteropathica?

Which medications in the drug class Mineral supplements are used in the treatment of Acrodermatitis Enteropathica?