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

Updated: Aug 21, 2019
  • Author: Kristina Marie Dela Rosa, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Although no special diet is required for acrodermatitis enteropathica patients, as long as zinc supplementation is continued, certain foods contain increased levels of zinc, including oysters, crab, beef, pork, and fowl. Zinc content is directly related to protein content. [19, 32]


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