Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts-nontumor
Porphyria cutanea tarda
Reviewers: Komal Arora, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 30 April 2012, last major update April 2012
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● Most common type of porphyria, due to deficiency of uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase (Wikipedia)
● Needle-shaped inclusions within hepatocytes (Liver 1990;10:185)
Electron microscopy description
● Needle-shaped inclusions within hepatocytes
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