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Porphyria Cutanea Tarda Associated with Hepatitis C

List of authors.
  • Tejesh S. Patel, M.D.,
  • and Evgeniya Teterina Mohammed, M.D.

A 65-year-old man with hepatitis C virus infection presented with lesions on his hands and forearms. A 24-hour urine sample showed an elevated level of uroporphyrins, and a diagnosis of porphyria cutanea tarda was made.


Tejesh S. Patel, M.D.
Evgeniya Teterina Mohammed, M.D.
University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN