Skip navigation

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Results 1 - 6 of 6 for Cutaneous porphyria
  1. Porphyria From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    ... making heme. Acute porphyrias affect the nervous system; cutaneous porphyrias affect the skin. ... heme, hemoglobin, porphyrin, liver, bone marrow, acute porphyria, cutaneous porphyria, acute intermittent porphyria, porphyria cutanea tarda, protoporphyria, nervous ...
  2. Learning about Porphyria From the National Institutes of Health (National Human Genome Research Institute)  
    Porphyria/Genetics ... Porphyria ... National Human Genome Research Institute ... From the National Institutes of Health ... The porphyrias are a group of different diseases, ...
  3. Porphyria (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
    Porphyria/Start Here ... Porphyria ... Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  4. ... signs and symptoms. Some types of porphyria, called cutaneous porphyrias, primarily affect the skin. Areas of skin exposed ... in skin coloring (pigmentation), and increased hair growth. Cutaneous ... porphyria, erythropoietic protoporphyria, hepatoerythropoietic porphyria, ...
  5. ... nervous system . Sometimes they affect the skin, too. Cutaneous porphyrias are long lasting and affect only the skin, ... for certain types of acute porphyria) Symptoms of cutaneous porphyria happen when skin is exposed to sunlight. Symptoms ...
  6. Phototherapy (VisualDX)  
    Psoriasis/Treatments and Therapies ... Psoriasis ... VisualDX ... Phototherapy uses ultraviolet (UV) light under medical supervision to treat certain skin diseases.