Cutaneous manifestations of nutritional deficiency

@article{Heath2006CutaneousMO,
  title={Cutaneous manifestations of nutritional deficiency},
  author={Michelle L Heath and Robert Sidbury},
  journal={Current Opinion in Pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={18},
  pages={417–422}
}
Purpose of review Nutritional deficiency, a global problem, remains uncommon in developed nations. Associated morbidity and mortality make it imperative that clinicians remain familiar with the clinical signs and symptoms of nutritional deficiencies to facilitate diagnosis. This article will review the cutaneous findings and recent literature regarding B12, niacin, zinc, vitamin A, kwashiorkor, biotin and selenium deficiencies, along with the clinical entities of noma and phrynoderma. Recent… Expand
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