Some patients with porphyria may develop a reddish coloration to the teeth, a condition termed erythrodontia.
Seen with: congenital erythropoietic porphyria (CEP), possibly hepatoerythropoietic porphyria (HEP)
Not seen with: erythropoietic protoporphyria
The teeth appear reddish brown in natural sunlight.
With long wavelength ultraviolet light the teeth fluoresce.
(1) wine stains (red)
(2) chewing tobacco (more brown)
(3) internal resorption (pink)
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