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Porphyria variegate

Introduction: Porphyria variegate

Description of Porphyria variegate

Porphyria variegate (medical condition): A rare metabolic disorder characterized by a deficiency of a certain...more »

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Variegate porphyria:
  »Introduction: Variegate porphyria
  »Symptoms of Variegate porphyria

Porphyria variegate: An autosomal dominant porphyria that is due to a deficiency of protoporphyrinogen oxidase (EC 1.3.3.4) 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.
Source: MeSH 2007

Porphyria variegate: Related Topics

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Porphyria variegate: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Porphyria variegate is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Porphyria variegate, or a subtype of Porphyria variegate, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Porphyria variegate as a Disease

Porphyria variegate: Another name for Variegate porphyria (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Variegate porphyria
  »Symptoms of Variegate porphyria

Porphyria variegate: Related Diseases

Porphyria variegate: Porphyria variegate is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Porphyria variegate (Variegate porphyria)

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