[Porphyria cutanea tarda and neoplasms. Apropos of 2 cases].

  title={[Porphyria cutanea tarda and neoplasms. Apropos of 2 cases].},
  author={M Nicole Dandurand and Bernard Guillot and J J Guilhou},
  journal={Annales de dermatologie et de venereologie},
  volume={113 8},
Porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT) may be associated with various neoplasma. Two additional cases are reported here. In the first case, a 58-year old alcoholic man had been presenting for two years with clinical signs of PCT. The diagnosis was confirmed by porphyrin assays in the urine. He also had cirrhosis of the liver. During a routine fibroscopy in search of oesophageal varices, a gastric adenocarcinoma was discovered by chance. Following partial gastrectomy the skin lesions of PCT improved… CONTINUE READING


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