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Variegate Porphyria (VP)

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Laboratory
Gastroenterology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPO) converts protoporphyrinogen IX to protoporphyrin IX. A patient with Variegate Porphyria (VP) has a defect in this enzyme.

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