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Porphyria variegate (medical condition): A rare metabolic disorder characterized by a deficiency of a certain...more »
Porphyria variegate: An autosomal dominant porphyria that is due to a deficiency of protoporphyrinogen oxidase (EC 22.214.171.124) 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
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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)
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Source - NIH
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