porphyria cutanea tarda

[kyōō-tānē-ə târdə]

n.

Porphyria characterized by liver dysfunction and photosensitive cutaneous lesions, with hyperpigmentation and scleroderma-like changes in skin, neurologic manifestations, and porphyrinuria.symptomatic porphyria

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