Transient Porphyrinemia in a Neonate: A Case Report
Boer B, Tisack A, Shwayder T. Transient Porphyrinemia in a Neonate: A Case Report. Pediatric dermatology 2016; 33(6):e375-e376.
We describe a neonate with anemia, thrombocytopenia, and hyperbilirubinemia secondary to hemolytic disease of the newborn. After phototherapy for hyperbilirubinemia, the neonate developed a photodistributed eruption with high serum and urine porphyrin levels. This transient porphyrinemia resolved at 1 month.
Medical Subject Headings
Anemia, Neonatal; Erythroblastosis, Fetal; Female; Humans; Hyperbilirubinemia; Infant, Newborn; Phototherapy; Porphyrins; Thrombocytopenia