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Dean-Barnes syndrome

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Description of Dean-Barnes syndrome

Dean-Barnes syndrome: An autosomal dominant porphyria that is due to a deficiency of protoporphyrinogen oxidase (EC in the LIVER, the seventh enzyme in the 8-enzyme biosynthetic pathway of HEME. Clinical features include both neurological symptoms and cutaneous lesions. Patients excrete increased levels of porphyrin precursors, COPROPORPHYRINS and protoporphyrinogen.
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