Zinc Dermatitis Treatment
Acrodermatitis enteropathica is completely cured during treatment with zinc supplements. Treatment must be continued for the rest of a person's life. The dose of zinc supplements may be increased during illnesses or pregnancy.
Treatment for acrodermatitis enteropathica includes:
Zinc Dermatitis Specialist
Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat an acrodermatitis enteropathica:
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