oa South African Medical Journal - Symptomatic porphyria II - localization of serum substances in the skin of patients with porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT)*
|Article Title||Symptomatic porphyria II - localization of serum substances in the skin of patients with porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT)*|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *Department of Dermatology, University of Rotterdam **Department of Dermatology, University of Amsterdam ***Department of Dermatology, University of Seeges, The Netherlands|
|Publication Date||Jan 1971|
|Pages||57 - 58|
|Keyword(s)||Dermatology, Histology, Pathology, Porphyria cutanea tarda, Serum substances, Skin localisation and Symptomatic porphyria|
Improved immunofluorescence techniques, using epiilluminiation and blue narrow band excitation showed the presence of immunoglobulins, complement and fibrinogen in the thickened vessel walls of the upper dermis, which are probably caused by damage to the vessel walls by light.
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