Pseudoporphyria cutanea tarda: Two case reports on children receiving peritoneal dialysis and erythropoietin therapy

E. Harvey, C. Horgan Bell, A. S. Paller, E. J. LaVoo, W. Hanna, J. W. Balfe, B. R. Krafchik*

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Abstract

Pseudoporphyria cutanea tarda occurred in two children undergoing peritoneal dialysis and receiving erythropoietin therapy. The mechanism whereby erythropoietin might lead to photosensitization is unknown, but physicians should be aware of this possible association.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)749-752
Number of pages4
JournalThe Journal of pediatrics
Volume121
Issue number5 PART 1
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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