porphyria cutanea tarda

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porphyria cutanea tarda porphyria cu·ta·ne·a tar·da (kyōō-tā'nē-ə târ'də)
n.

Abbr. PCT Porphyria characterized by liver dysfunction and photosensitive cutaneous lesions, with hyperpigmentation and scleroderma-like changes in skin, neurologic manifestations, and porphyrinuria. Also called symptomatic porphyria.

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