How are burn injuries prevented in patients with porphyria?

Updated: Aug 31, 2020
  • Author: Brenda Chiang, DO; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Perioperative management includes the use of filters on operative lights to prevent skin burns and intestinal perforation. [106] To prevent burn injuries, astral lamps in the operating room are covered with yellow film filters. [107]


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