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Erythropoietic Protoporphyria

Erythropoietic Protoporphyria: Introduction

Erythropoietic Protoporphyria: A condition where there is excessive formation of porphyrin or its precursor. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Erythropoietic Protoporphyria is available below.

Symptoms of Erythropoietic Protoporphyria

  • Itchy sun-exposed skin
  • Burning sun-exposed skin
  • Red sun-exposed skin
  • Swelling of sun-exposed skin
  • Chronic eczema
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Erythropoietic Protoporphyria: Complications

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Causes of Erythropoietic Protoporphyria

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Definitions of Erythropoietic Protoporphyria:

An autosomal dominant porphyria that is due to a deficiency of FERROCHELATASE (heme synthetase) in both the LIVER and the BONE MARROW, the last enzyme in the 8-enzyme biosynthetic pathway of HEME. Clinical features include mainly neurological symptoms, rarely cutaneous lesions, and elevated levels of protoporphyrin and COPROPORPHYRINS in the feces. - (Source - Diseases Database)


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