In porphyria cutanea tarda, the most common type of porphyria, blisters of the skin occur because of high sensitivity to sunlight. This case report describes porphyria cutanea tarda of the lower lip mimicking an actinic cheilitis in a 62-year-old man with a history of Hodgkin's lymphoma.
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