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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2016.5(3): 312-316
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2016.503.038


Acute Intermittent Porphyria: A Rare Inborn Error of Heme Metabolism
Nabeel Mushtaque Ahmed*, Vinay Pandey and Ashish Srivastava
Golden Sands Apartments, Sir Syed Nagar, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

A 22 year old young female presented with recurrent abdominal pain, generalized weakness and wasting with hypertension in Medicine OPD of JNMC. Subsequently she was diagnosed as a case of Acute Intermittent Porphyria (AIP). Though not common, any patient with unexplained abdominal crisis specially young with any peripheral or central nervous system dysfunction should raise the clinician's suspicion of being porphyric patient as prompt management can relieve the patient from progressive neurological damage and disability.


Keywords: Inborn Error of Heme Metabolism,Intermittent, Porphyria.
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Nabeel Mushtaque Ahmed, Vinay Pandey and Ashish Srivastava. 2016. Acute Intermittent Porphyria: A Rare Inborn Error of Heme Metabolism. Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 5(3): 312-316. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2016.503.038