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Non-classical congenital adrenal hyperplasia in association with porphyria cutanea tarda: co-incidence or trigger?
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PMID:  22783026     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
We present an interesting case of porphria cutanea tarda with hereditary haemochromatosis and non-classical congenital adrenal hyperplasia in a postmenopausal woman. This unusual combination of conditions does not appear to be reported in the literature. The exact mechanism causing porphyria in this patient is not clear. We consider the possibility that in addition to iron accumulation and excess alcohol, altered steroid milieu may have been a possible trigger for the development of bullous lesions in this patient.
Mamatha Ramaswamy; Russell Ead; Helen Buckler; John Houghton; Mary Felicity Stewart
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-7-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of clinical biochemistry     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1758-1001     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-7-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0324055     Medline TA:  Ann Clin Biochem     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Chemical Pathology.
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