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2023 Jan 11

JAMA Dermatol

Light-Related Cutaneous Symptoms of Erythropoietic Protoporphyria and Associations With Light Sensitivity Measurements.


Raef HS, Rebeiz L, Leaf R K, Hughes O, Jiang P, ElSeht A, Anderson KE, Wheeden K, Kochevar I, Elmariah SB, Dickey AK
JAMA Dermatol. 2023 Jan 11.
PMID: 36630131.


Erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP) is a rare and underdiagnosed genetic disease characterized by painful sensitivity to light. A better understanding and characterization of its light-induced cutaneous symptoms may aid in the identification of EPP in patients.