Porphyria cutanea tarda in an HCV-positive liver transplant patient: a case report.

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INTRODUCTION Porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT) is the most common type of porphyria. The strong association between PCT and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is well established. Although antiviral treatment of chronic hepatitis C may improve PCT in some cases, de novo onset of PCT has been observed in patients under- going peginterferon/ribavirin treatment. We… (More)

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