Ian J. Griffin, M.D.
Dr. Griffin is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX.
Dr. Griffin reports no conflicts of interest.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Describe the presentation, pathophysiology and treatment of acrodermatitis enteropathica
- Discuss the effect of zinc supplementation on childhood morbidity and mortality in developing countries
- Describe the cellular transport of zinc and the different roles of ZIP and ZnT transporters
- Discuss the pathophysiology of breast-feeding associated zinc deficiency and be able to differentiate it from acrodermatitis enteropathica.