Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Microscopic (histologic) description | Electron microscopy description
Cite this page: Arora, K. Porphyria cutanea tarda. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/liverporphyriaCT.html. Accessed October 22nd, 2018.
Definition / general
- Most common type of porphyria, due to deficiency of uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase (Wikipedia: Porphyria Cutanea Tarda [Accessed 27 October 2017])
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Needle shaped inclusions within hepatocytes (Liver 1990;10:185)
Electron microscopy description
- Needle shaped inclusions within hepatocytes