Clinical implications of the molecular biology of erythropoietic protoporphyria.

  • D. J. Todd
  • Published 1998 in
    Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology…

Abstract

AIM To review our present knowledge about the molecular genetics of erythropoietic protoporphyria. METHODS Literature review. RESULTS Erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP) is caused by decreased activity of the enzyme ferrochelatase and is characterized by distressing photosensitivity commencing in childhood. For reasons that are not yet fully understood… (More)

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@article{Todd1998ClinicalIO, title={Clinical implications of the molecular biology of erythropoietic protoporphyria.}, author={D. J. Todd}, journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV}, year={1998}, volume={11 3}, pages={207-13} }