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Severe refractory dermatitis and cystic fibrosis
  1. Diego G Peroni1,
  2. Claudia Banzato1,
  3. Sara Guerresi1,
  4. Donatella Schena2,
  5. Marco Deganello1,
  6. Attilio L Boner1,
  7. Giorgio L Piacentini1
  1. 1Department of Paediatrics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
  2. 2Section of Dermatology and Venereology, Department of Medicine, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
  1. Correspondence to Professor Diego Peroni, Department of Paediatrics, University of Verona, Policlinico GB Rossi, Piazzale Scuro, 37134 Verona, Italy; diego.peroni{at}

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An 80-day-old infant was admitted for severe dermatitis, resembling acrodermatitis enteropathica, characterised by erythematous scaly plaques with crusts and ulcerations, predominantly in the diaper area, perioral area and extremities (figure 1). She had generalised severe dermatitis from the first weeks of life unresponsive to conventional treatment. At admission, the patient was below the 3rd percentile for weight and …

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