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Porphyria Cutanea Tarda MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Porphyria Cutanea Tarda
Tree Number(s)
C06.552.830.100
C16.320.850.742.250
C17.800.827.742.250
C18.452.811.400.250
Unique ID
D017119
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017119
Scope Note
An autosomal dominant or acquired porphyria due to a deficiency of UROPORPHYRINOGEN DECARBOXYLASE in the LIVER. It is characterized by photosensitivity and cutaneous lesions with little or no neurologic symptoms. Type I is the acquired form and is strongly associated with liver diseases and hepatic toxicities caused by alcohol or estrogenic steroids. Type II is the familial form.
Previous Indexing
Porphyria (1966-1992)
Public MeSH Note
95; was PORPHYRIA, CUTANEA TARDA 1993-94
Online Note
use PORPHYRIA CUTANEA TARDA to search PORPHYRIA, CUTANEA TARDA 1993-94
History Note
95; was PORPHYRIA, CUTANEA TARDA 1993-94
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/22
Revision Date
2018/06/30
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