Marasmus. Note the loss of subcutaneous tissue, growth stunting, dyspigmentation and desquamative changes. (From Irvine et al . [ ]. Reproduced with...
Phrynoderma. (From Maronn 2005 [ ]. Reproduced with permission of John Wiley & Sons Ltd.)
(a) Generalized hyperpigmentation. (b) Longitudinal hyperpigmented streaks on the fingernails. (From Diamantino et al . 2012 [ ]. Reproduced with pe...
Psoriasiform plaques on the extremities of this patient with acquired zinc deficiency associated with nephrotic syndrome.
Erythrodermic findings in kwashiorkor. This patient was fed rice ‘milk’ as a primary food source due to parental concerns over presumed food allergies...
Carotenoderma. Note the yellow colour of the plantar foot.
Scurvy – note the corkscrew‐like hairs and the perifollicular purpura.
Menkes syndrome: pale skin and kinky hair. (From Irvine et al . 2011 [ ]. Reproduced with permission of John Wiley & Sons Ltd.)
Kwashiorkor manifesting as peripheral oedema and a ‘flaky paint’ dermatitis.
Hartnup disease. (From Irvine et al . 2011 [ ]. Reproduced with permission of John Wiley & Sons Ltd.)
Scurvy – note the extensive ecchymoses from minor trauma.
Menkes syndrome: pili torti of patient in Figure . (From Irvine et al . 2011 [ ]. Reproduced with permission of John Wiley & Sons Ltd.)