Urinary porphyrin excretion in hepatitis C infection

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Vogeser, Michael; Jacob, Karl; Zachoval, Reinhart;

A high prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection in porphyria cutanea tarda in some populations suggests a close link between viral hepatitis and alteration of porphyrin metabolism. Moreover, there is evidence of a role of porphyrinopathies in hepatocarcinogenesis. The ... View more
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