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February 1964

Acrodermatitis Enteropathica

Author Affiliations


Dermatology Service, Walter Reed General Hospital, Walter Reed Army Medical Center (Capt Stevenson); Senior Resident, Pediatric Service, Walter Reed General Hospital (Capt Fidone); Chief, Dermatology Service, Walter Reed General Hospital, and Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Georgetown University and George Washington University, Schools of Medicine (Col Leland).

Arch Dermatol. 1964;89(2):224-228. doi:10.1001/archderm.1964.01590260062011

An unusual dermatosis of identical appearance in two siblings is reported. The concept of these cases representing "forme fruste" acrodermatitis enteropathica is proposed. A brief review of other atypical cases of the syndrome is presented.