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June 1969

Erythropoietic ProtoporphyriaAn Unusual Variant Reacting Abnormally in the Erythema Spectrum

Author Affiliations


From the Skin and Cancer Hospital, Department of Dermatology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia.

Arch Dermatol. 1969;99(6):730-733. doi:10.1001/archderm.1969.01610240088016

A patient is presented with the biochemical abnormalities consistent with erythropoietic protoporphyria. Contrary to previous reports, however, his photocutaneous manifestations occur within the sunburn range while reacting normally to the Soret band range.