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Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia

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Abstract

VIEIRA, Fátima Mendonça Jorge  and  MARTINS, José Eduardo Costa. Porphyria cutanea tarda. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2006, vol.81, n.6, pp. 573-584. ISSN 1806-4841.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962006000600010.

This is a review article of porphyria cutanea tarda addressing pathophysiology, clinical features, associated conditions, triggering factors, biochemistry, histopathology, electronic microscopy, immunofluorescence microscopy and treatment of the disease.

Keywords : Chloroquine; Fluorescent antibody technique; Porphyria cutanea tarda [complications]; Porphyria cutanea tarda [pathology]; Porphyria cutanea tarda [pathophysiology]; Porphyria cutanea tarda [therapy]; Precipitating factors.

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