Acquired zinc deficiency disease of skin.

  title={Acquired zinc deficiency disease of skin.},
  author={Dov Wexler and William G. Pace},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  volume={96 6},
Two patients, who were on long term parenteral hyperalimentation, developed skin lesions similar to those seen in acrodermatitis enteropathica. Both patients were treated with oral zinc sulphate and their skin lesions cleared completely. These patients are presented as an acquired zinc deficiency syndrome.