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Image Number 1762 (Acrodermatitis enteropathica)

 
Morphology:
Red,scaly

Diagnosis: Acrodermatitis enteropathica

Site: Groin infant

Sex: M

Age: 1

Type:

Description: Periorificial and groin eczematous rash.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

Eczematous red scaly rash of 2 months duration involved the groin and periorificial areas in a 10-month-old infant. Serum zinc level was low and the rash completely disappeared on oral zinc supplementation.



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