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The frequency of porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT) was 4% in our study.
Management of porphyria cutanea tarda in the setting of chronic renal failure: a case report and review.
3) Some associations, such as cryoglobulinemia, membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (MPGN), and porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT), are well established.
Removal of plasma porphyrins with high-flux hemodialysis in porphyria cutanea tarda associated with end-stage renal disease.
Acquired porphyria cutanea tarda in man and rat due to hexachlorobenzene intoxication [Letter].
Compared with the control patients, hepatitis C-infected patients had a ninefold higher incidence of porphyria cutanea tarda, twice the incidence of lichen planus, and 1.
At the Senate hearing, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Jesse Brown announced that Vietnam veterans with Hodgkin's disease and porphyria cutanea tarda will now be entitled to disability payments based on their service in Vietnam and their exposure to herbicides.
These included generalized pruritus 30%, lichen planus 30%, urticaria 26%, leukocytoclastic vasculitis 25%, necrolytic acral erythema 20% and porphyria cutanea tarda 4%.
A diagnosis of bullosis diabeticorum can be made when biopsy with immunofluorescence excludes other histologically similar entities such as EB, noninflammatory bullous pemphigoid, and porphyria cutanea tarda.
There are certain dermatoses frequently associated with hepatobiliary disorders including lichen planus, urticaria, porphyria cutanea tarda, Vitiligo, malakoplakia, behcet's disease, erythema multiforme and nodosum.
Reggie Myles, 62, feared he would be crippled for life after being struck down by the genetic disorder Porphyria Cutanea Tarda.
Today, the list of presumptive service-connected health problems caused by exposure to Agent Orange and other herbicides includes chloracne (a skin disease), Hodgkin's disease, multiple mycloma to (a cancer of the blood cells), non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, porphyria cutanea tarda (a skin disease caused by a defective liver enzyme), respiratory cancers (lung, bronchus, larynx, and trachea), soft-tissue sarcoma (cancer of the muscles and tendons), acute and subacute peripheral neuropathy (weakening of the nervous system), prostate cancer, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and adult-onset (Type 2) diabetes.
4) It thus entails the following differential diagnoses: contact dermatitis, Koebner reaction, lichen striatus, lymphangitis, pemphigus, pemphigoid, porphyria cutanea tarda, staphylococcal impetigo, basal cell carcinoma, vasculitis, sensory nerve lesions, excoriations due to scabies, pediculosis, and eczema.
In the late 1950s, porphyria cutanea tarda killed more than 1,000 Turkish babies when they developed a secondary soft tissue infection known as pembe yara.
8] It is not known how the mutations on the HFE gene contribute to the pathogenesis of iron overload in porphyria cutanea tarda.