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Erythropoietic protoporphyria


Other Names for this Disease
  • EPP
  • Erythrohepatic protoporphyria
  • Ferrochelatase deficiency
  • Heme synthetase deficiency
  • XLDPP
Related Diseases
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Treatment

Management Guidelines

  • Orphanet Emergency Guidelines is an article which is expert-authored and peer-reviewed that is intended to guide health care professionals in emergency situations involving this condition.  
  • The American Porphyria Foundation offers a document that includes information about porphyria, types, testing, and treatment with Panhematin®.  Click the "document" link above to view these guidelines.

Clinical Trials & Research for this Disease

  • ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Erythropoietic protoporphyria. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.
Other Names for this Disease
  • EPP
  • Erythrohepatic protoporphyria
  • Ferrochelatase deficiency
  • Heme synthetase deficiency
  • XLDPP
Related Diseases
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.