Current status of zinc deficiency in the pathogenesis of neurological, dermatological and musculoskeletal disorders.

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Recent clinical and experimental studies suggest that zinc deficiency may play an important role in the pathogenesis of (1) acrodermatitis enteropathica, and in certain cases of (2) hypogonadal dwarfism, (3) congenital malformations, (4) hypogeusia and hyposmia, (5) nyctalopia and (6) impaired wound healing. Distrubances of zinc metabolism also occur in a… (More)

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@article{Sunderman1975CurrentSO, title={Current status of zinc deficiency in the pathogenesis of neurological, dermatological and musculoskeletal disorders.}, author={F. William Sunderman}, journal={Annals of clinical and laboratory science}, year={1975}, volume={5 2}, pages={132-45} }