oa South African Medical Journal - The effects of canthaxanthin on the photocutaneous manifestations of porphyria
|Article Title||The effects of canthaxanthin on the photocutaneous manifestations of porphyria|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 MRC Porphyria Research Group and Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Dec 1978|
|Pages||1050 - 1052|
|Keyword(s)||Canthaxanthin, Dermatology, Pharmacology, Photocutaneous manifestation and Porphyria|
An open trial with canthaxanthin, a photoprotective agent, was carried out on 7 patients with erythrohepatic protoporphyria (EHP), 5 patients with variegate porphyria (VP), and 2 patients with symptomatic porphyria (SP).
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