Erythropoietic Protoporphyria — the Disease, and its Treatment with Beta-Carotene

  • Micheline M. Mathews-Roth


The clinical, biochemical and photobiological characteristics of the photosensitivity disease, erythropoietic protoporphyria, are presented. Treatment of this disease with beta-carotene is also discussed.


Abnormal Liver Function Test Protection Index Form Singlet Oxygen Erythrocyte Protoporphyrin Erythropoietic Protoporphyria 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Micheline M. Mathews-Roth
    • 1
  1. 1.Channing LaboratoryHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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