Manifestation of familial porphyria cutanea tarda after childbirth.

Abstract

We report the case of a woman with hereditary porphyria cutanea tarda which manifested 3 weeks after she gave birth to her second child. The mother of the patient had also been diagnosed and treated for porphyria cutanea tarda. Reduced red cell uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase activity was found in the patient, the new-born child and the patient's mother… (More)

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