Porphyria Cutanea Tarda

Saturday, April 9th, 2011

Porphyria Cutanea Tarda is the common porphyria form, resulting in skin blistering, caused by sunlight. The disease happens around the world and in the only type of porphyria that is not hereditary. A hepatic porphyria happens when one liver’s enzyme called uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase, which is needed for heme synthesis, becomes inactivated. Porphyria Cutanea Tarda may […]

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