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.
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There are five types of cutaneous porphyrias: congenital erythropoietic porphyria, porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT), hepatoerythropoietic porphyria, erythropoietic protoporphyria, and X-linked dominant erythropoietic protoporphyria.