Hepatic porphyria

Hepatic porphyria

Hepatic porphyrias is a form of porphyria which primarily affect the liver.

Examples include
* hereditary coproporphyria
* acute intermittent porphyria
* porphyria cutanea tarda
* hepatoerythropoietic porphyria
* variegate porphyria

ee also

* Erythropoietic porphyria

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