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Diseases

Heriditary Coproporphyria

Hereditary coproporphyria (HCP) is a disorder of heme biosynthesis, classified as an acute hepatic porphyria. HCP is caused by a deficiency of the enzyme coproporphyrinogen oxidase, coded for by the CPOX gene, and is inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion, although homozygous individuals have been identified

SYMPTOMS

Abdominal pain,nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, tachycardia,hypertension and seizures

CAUSES

This includes the acute attacks of abdominal pain,nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, tachycardia,hypertension and seizures, as well as the cutaneous findings seen in porphyria cutanea tarda (pct), namely increased skin fragility, bullous lesions after exposure to sunlight and increased scarring.

Chitradurga

Seebara, Behind Indian Oil Petrol Bunk, Basavakumara Swamy Mutt, Chitradurga - 577504

Kunigal

K. Hurali Borasandra, Gowdagere Post, Kunigal Taluk - 572130

Bengaluru

36, KG Gollarapalya, Bolare (P), Kanakapura Road, Bengaluru - 560082