Case of PCT With Ocular Symptoms Described in Report From India

Case of PCT With Ocular Symptoms Described in Report From India

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Case of PCT With Ocular Symptoms Described in Report From India

The case of a man with porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT) that damaged his eyes — a rare manifestation of the disease that progressed to the point that it threatened his eyesight — was described in a report from India. The report, “Sight-threatening progressive corneo-scleral involvement in porphyria cutanea tarda,” was published in the journal BMC Case Reports. PCT, the most common type of porphyria, is mainly characterized by skin damage in response to sunlight. Like other…

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