Bernard A. Cohen, Author at Infectious Disease Advisor

Bernard A. Cohen

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Acrodermatitis enteropathica

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has this disease? What are the typical findings for this disease? Acrodermatitis enteropathica (AEZ) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder caused by a defective zinc binding protein in the gut, resulting in a characteristic acral and periorificial skin eruption, diarrhea, hair loss, and…

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