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What diseases are caused by zinc deficiency in pregnancy?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

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Zinc supplementation during pregnancy for women with mild zinc deficiency appears to promote fetal growth and reduce the risk of premature birth and infant diarrhea.
Acrodermatitis enteropathica can be seen in pregnant women with severe zinc deficiency.

In brief: Interesting question

Zinc supplementation during pregnancy for women with mild zinc deficiency appears to promote fetal growth and reduce the risk of premature birth and infant diarrhea.
Acrodermatitis enteropathica can be seen in pregnant women with severe zinc deficiency.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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