Ocular symptoms as the initial signs of zinc deficiency


MİRZA G. T. , Sevim D.

JOURNAL OF AAPOS, cilt.20, ss.77-78, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 20 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.jaapos.2015.09.012
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF AAPOS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.77-78

Özet

A 2-year-old boy with a history of food allergy presented with severe edema and erythema, excoriations and honey-colored crusting on both lower eyelids, and erythematous rash on his perioral region. An evaluation for micronutrient deficiencies revealed low plasma zinc level. The patient was started on a regimen of zinc supplementation, and at 4 weeks' follow-up there was nearly complete resolution of the lesions.