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Porphyria cutanea tarda affecting lower lip.

Authors
  • Martínez, A
  • Morales, R
  • Brethauer, U
  • Jiménez, M
  • Alarcón, R
Type
Published Article
Journal
Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology and Endodontology
Publisher
Elsevier - Mosby
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2000
Volume
90
Issue
6
Pages
705–708
Identifiers
PMID: 11113814
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

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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