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Coproporphyria, Hereditary MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Coproporphyria, Hereditary
Tree Number(s)
C06.552.830.074
C16.320.850.742.074
C17.800.827.742.074
C18.452.811.400.074
Unique ID
D046349
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D046349
Scope Note
An autosomal dominant porphyria that is due to a deficiency of COPROPORPHYRINOGEN OXIDASE in the LIVER, the sixth enzyme in the 8-enzyme biosynthetic pathway of HEME. Clinical features include both neurological symptoms and cutaneous lesions. Patients excrete increased levels of porphyrin precursors, 5-AMINOLEVULINATE and COPROPORPHYRINS.
Entry Term(s)
Coproporphyrinogen Oxidase Deficiency
Hereditary Coproporphyria
Previous Indexing
Porphyria (1965-2004)
Porphyria, Hepatic (1993-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005; see PORPHYRIA, HEPATIC 1993-2004
History Note
2005; use PORPHYRIA, HEPATIC 1993-2004
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2015/06/08
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