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Porphyria cutanea tarda on the hands

Porphyria cutanea tarda on the hands

Overview

Porphyria cutanea tarda can be inherited as a dominant trait or acquired due to liver disease. Sun exposed areas develop blistering (vesicles and bullae), erosions and ulcerations, fragile skin, pigmentary changes, and scarring.

Update Date 3/3/2013