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Bullous Dermatosis of Hemodialysis (Pseudoporphyria)

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Dermatology

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Description:

Some patients with chronic renal failure who are undergoing hemodialysis may develop a bullous disorder resembling porphyria cutanea tarda. One theory is that some porphyrins accumulate because they are too large to pass through the hemodialysis membrane.

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