Justin J. Green

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Pseudoporphyia (Pseudoporphyria Cutanea Tarda, Drug-Induced Pseudoporphyria, Drug-Induced Pseudoporphyria Cutanea Tarda)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? The term pseudoporphyria refers to a photodistributed vesiculo-bullous disorder with clinical and histologic features resembling those of porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT), but without the accompanying biochemical porphyrin abnormalities. The disorder was initially described in 1975, referring to chronic renal failure patients with a PCT-like bullous disorder. Since then, pseudoporphyria…

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