Acute intermittent porphyria

What is Acute intermittent porphyria?

Acute intermittent porphyria (AIP) is a rare autosomal dominant metabolic disorder affecting the production of heme, the oxygen-binding prosthetic group of hemoglobin.

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In September 1986 my wife (born 31 March 1937) was diagnosed to have Acute Intermittent Porphyria. Since then we ar living with this situation as...

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I was tested for Porphyria in October of 2015. The specimen was a 24 hour urine collection that they had to repeat 3 times because they did not...

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Urine speciation of porphyrin by HPLC is required next.

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Hello Dr. - I am currently in the midst of an unrelenting depressive episode, that seems to be getting worse each day. It has been going on,...

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