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PCT

abbreviation for PRIMARY CARE TRUST.
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Type I (sporadic) porphyria cutanea tarda in a hemodialysis patient: A case report.
Other cutaneous features which were less frequent findings included palmar erythema, clubbing, leuconychia, spider naevi, alopecia areata, prurigo nodularis, porphyria cutanea tarda, erythema nodosum, sjorgens syndrome, vitiligo and cryoglobulinemia.
Development of porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT) is associated with all of the following except A.
The existence of a link between heKachlorobenzene (HCB) and porphyria cutanea tarda has been known for a long time.
DALLAS -- People infected with hepatitis C are several times more likely to develop porphyria cutanea tarda or cryoglobulinemia than are those without the infection, according to the findings of the first large, population-based study to investigate the rates of extrahepatic disorders in hepatitis C patients.
Liver biopsies performed in 39 heterozygotes revealed evidence of histologic abnormalities in 6 cases; these abnormalities were associated with alcohol abuse, hepatitis, or porphyria cutanea tarda in 5 of the patients, supporting the notion that heterozygosity for hemochromatosis is rarely associated with liver damage because of iron overload alone.
A nonimmunologic disorder that is commonly associated with HCV is porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT).
The seven are: chloracne, Hodgkin's disease, multiple myeloma, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, porphyria cutanea tarda, respiratory cancers (of the lung, bronchus, larynx and trachea), and soft-tissue sarcoma.
The panel's review also turned up substantial evidence of a link between herbicide exposure and chloracne, an acne-like skin disorder, as well as porphyria cutanea tarda, a liver disorder that causes skin blistering.
Other clinical conditions are associated with extreme hyperferritinemia, however, including certain hepatic diseases, hemochromatosis, iron overload anemias, macrophage hemophagocytic syndrome, porphyria cutanea tarda, hereditary hyperferritinemia cataract syndrome, benign hyperferritinemia, and drug-induced hypersensitivity syndrome.