erythropoietic protoporphyria

noun

: a rare porphyria usually appearing in young children and marked by excessive protoporphyrin in red blood cells, blood plasma, and feces and by skin lesions resulting from photosensitivity

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“Erythropoietic protoporphyria.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/erythropoietic%20protoporphyria. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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