Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Porphyria Cutanea Tarda Evaluation

The evaluation of porphyria cutanea tarda begins with a history and physical examination.

Physical findings of porphyria cutanea tarda may include:

Testing is necessary to confirm the diagnosis of porphyria cutanea tarda.

Tests that may be used to evaluate porphyria cutanea tarda include:

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Last Updated: Dec 23, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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