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Avilés IJA, Chavarría ME, Suárez FR, Lázaro OP, García ACR
Carbamazepine-induced porphyria cutanea tarda
Med Cutan Iber Lat Am 2006; 34 (5)

Language: Español
References: 14
Page: 229-232
PDF: 211.15 Kb.

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A 32 years-old woman, with eight-years long depression disease, treated with clonazepam, carbamazepine and rebuxetine, referred a skin erosions in the dorsum of her hands and facial hypertrichosis. She also referred an increase in the intensity of her urine coloring. The complementary exam sho-wed very high levels of porphyrines and coproporphyrines in 24-hour urine. When carbamazepine was withdrawn, clinical and metabolic recovery of her porphyria cutanea tarda become in few months. A carbamazepine-induced cutaneous porphyria diagnose was reported.

Key words: porphyria, carbamazepine, abnormalities drug-induced, hypertrichosis.


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