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Diseases » Variegate porphyria » Glossary
 

Glossary for Variegate porphyria

  • Abdominal Pain: A condition which is characterized by the sensation of pain that is located in the abdomen
  • Abdominal pain: A condition which is characterized by the sensation of pain that is located in the abdomen
  • Congenital conditions: Any condition that you are born with such as birth defects or genetic diseases.
  • Congenital metabolic disorders: Congenital (birth) defects affecting any metabolic systems.
  • Hyperpigmentation: Excess skin pigment or coloration
  • Hypertrichosis: Hypertrichosis is an overgrowth of hair not localized to the androgen-dependent areas of the skin
  • Metabolic disorders: Disorders that affect the metabolic system in human
  • Milia: White, small cysts that are commonly seen on the face.
  • Neuropathy: Peripheral neuropathy is the term for damage to nerves of the peripheral nervous system, which may be caused either by diseases of the nerve or from the side-effects of systemic illness.
  • Propanolol -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Propanolol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Skin conditions: Any condition that affects the skin
  • Vesiculobullous rash:
  • Weak skin: Weakening of the skin texture.

 

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