Vitamin A deficiency phrynoderma: due to malabsorption and inadequate diet.
We describe a patient with vitamin A deficiency phrynoderma caused by a combination of inadequate dietary intake of vitamin A and beta-carotene and malabsorption secondary to primary visceral myopathy and total colectomy.
Department of Dermatology, Royal Hobart Hospital, Tasmania, New South Wales, Australia., ,
Skin Diseases, Metabolic
Vitamin A Deficiency
Pub Type(s)Case Reports
Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't