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Familial porphyria cutanea tarda

PCT, familial PCT
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[Familial porphyria cutanea tarda disclosed by chronic hepatitis C. Apropos of a case].
Last Updated: Aug 26, 2019

The hepatitis C virus (VHC) is probably the main aetiological factor of severe liver damages associated with the sporadic variety of porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT) in a 28 year-old woman revealed by a chronic C virus infection. Treatment with interferon alpha was delivered.

Hepatoerythropoietic porphyria: relationship with familial porphyria cutanea tarda.
Last Updated: Feb 16, 2018

Hepatoerythropoietic porphyria is characterized by an early beginning of severe photosensitivity, with an increase in urinary uroporphyrin excretion and other porphyrins, high isocoproporphyrin fecal levels and an accumulation of protoporphyrin in erythrocytes. It is caused by a dramatic ...

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Familial porphyria cutanea tarda in Spain: characterization of eight novel mutations in the UROD gene and haplotype analysis of the common p.G281E mutation.
Last Updated: Apr 30, 2013

Porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT) results from decreased activity of uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase (UROD) in the liver. Deficiency in this enzyme results in accumulation of highly carboxylated porphyrins responsible for the disease. PCT usually occurs in adulthood and is characterized ...

Molecular analysis of the UROD gene in 17 Argentinean patients with familial porphyria cutanea tarda: characterization of four novel mutations.
Last Updated: Mar 20, 2012

Porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT) is caused by decreased activity of uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase (UROD) in the liver. The disease usually occurs in adulthood and is characterized by cutaneous photosensitivity, hyperpigmentation, skin fragility and hypertrichosis, due to the accumulation ...

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