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Your patient has a poorly healing wound, numerous recurring infections, dry scaly skin, and a complaint that food is tasteless. This patient most likely has a deficiency of

A. iron.

B. copper.

C. calcium.

D. phosphorus.

E. zinc.

has a poorly healing wound, numerous recurring infections, dry scaly skin, and a complaint that food is tasteless. This patient most likely has a deficiency of

A. iron.

B. copper.

C. calcium.

D. phosphorus.

E. zinc.




  #2

B- Copper defisiency or so colled MEnke's Syndrom
X-recessive inheritance, males 1:50 000 incidence


  #3

It is Zinc deficiency, dysgeusia(abnormal taste) is classical symptom of Zn deficiency.


  #4

Zinc... as per goljan =D> :cry:





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