UROD deficiency

It is feasible that the primary title of the record Porphyria Cutanea Tarda is not the name you got. Happy inspect the words detailing to discover the alternating name(s) as well as problem community(s) covered by this record.


  • PCT
  • symptomatic porphyria
  • porphyria cutanea tarda, kind II
  • PCT, kind II
  • porphyria, hepatocutaneous kind
  • uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase shortage
  • UROD shortage
  • porphyria, hepatoerythropoietic
  • uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase

Problem Subdivisions

  • None

General Discussion
Porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT) is a kind of porphyria in which impacted people are vulnerable to sunshine. Blistering of light subjected skin and also raised hair development are additionally unique.

PCT is triggered by a shortage of the uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase (URO-D) enzyme in the liver. Lots of people with a UROD genetics anomaly never ever experience signs and symptoms of the condition.

PCT ends up being energetic and also triggers signs and symptoms when caused by an ecological aspect that influences liver cells (hepatocytes). It is generally needed for an ecological trigger to be existing to trigger signs of either the obtained or acquired kind of PCT.

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