Posts Tagged ‘Porphyrie Cutanée Tardive (PCT)’

Alcohol (OH) and the Skin – Porphyria Cutanea Tarda (For professionals)

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Porphyria Cutanea Tarda (PCT) All porphrias are hereditary except PCT type I PCT type I also as symptomatic protoporphria Epidemiology: affects males from 40 onwards, often with a history of alcohol abuse Three categories PCT I: symptomatic protoporphyria, non hereditary, 80% of PCTs, deficit in uroporphrinogen decarboxylase (only in hepatocytes) PCT II: : autosomal dominant, […]

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