porphyria, erythropoietic

porphyria, erythropoietic, (ərith´rōpoiē´tik),

n (congenital porphyria, photosensitive porphyria), an inborn error of metabolism (porphyrin synthesis) characterized clinically by skin photosensitivity, hypertrichosis, and reddish brown staining of the primary teeth.
Enlarge picture
References in periodicals archive ?
There are five types of cutaneous porphyrias: congenital erythropoietic porphyria, porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT), hepatoerythropoietic porphyria, erythropoietic protoporphyria, and X-linked dominant erythropoietic protoporphyria.