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ea0007p286 | Clinical case reports | BES2004

Porphyria cutanea tarda complicated by primary hepatocellular carcinoma

Arutchelvam V , McCulloch A , Senadhira T , Nag S

The porphyrias encompass a group of disorders characterized by inherited or acquired derangements in the biosynthesis of heme.Porphyria cutanea tarda is the most common form and is characterized by chronic skin lesions and hepatic disease.It may rarely be complicated by hepatocellular carcinoma. We present a 67 year old man who presented with hepatocellular carcinoma on a background of previous porphyria cutanea tarda.The patient was diagnosed with Type ...