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

Authors
Journal
The Journal of Pediatrics
0022-3476
Publisher
Elsevier
Volume
121
Issue
5
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/s0022-3476(05)81909-2
Disciplines
  • Medicine

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.

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