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Clinical Features of an Acute Porphyric Attack

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Laboratory
Gastroenterology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Patients with one of the hepatic porphyrias may develop an acute porphyric attack following a triggering event. The symptoms can be made worse by administering drugs that are porphyrinogenic. Attacks can be fatal.

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