What else does Zinc deficiency dermatitis and diarrhea mean?
In fact, the condition acrodermatitis is a genetic disorder that causes impaired zinc uptake in the intestine. It is characterized by dermatitis, skin inflammation, and diarrhea. Inflamed skin is found on the cheeks. elbows. knees. The tissues around the mouth and anus as well as the tissue surrounding the eyes and nose are also affected. The scalp, eyebrows, and eyelashes are affected by balding. The healing of wounds is slow. Recurrent fungal and bacterial infections can also occur due to an immune deficiency. Acrodermatitis Enteropathica’s key laboratory result is an abnormally low level of blood zinc. This indicates that there has been a reduction in zinc intake. Zinc treatment is curative.
(in Medical Dictionary)