Report Describes Successful Case of PCT Diagnosis, Treatment

Report Describes Successful Case of PCT Diagnosis, Treatment

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Report Describes Successful Case of PCT Diagnosis, Treatment

A case report describes the successful diagnosis and treatment of porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT) in a man presenting with a history of untreated hepatitis C. The case report, “«They Won’t Let Me Return to Work.» A Carpenter Diagnosed with Porphyria Cutanea Tarda,” was published in the journal Skin. PCT, the most frequent type of porphyria, occurs due to deficiency of an enzyme called uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase (UROD), leading to the buildup of porphyrins that are essential…

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