Acute intermittent porphyria : management aspects
Reddi, Rajashekar; Sethi, Nitin K.; Anand, Ish and Sethi, P.K. (2002) Acute intermittent porphyria : management aspects. Journal of Investigational Allergology & Clinical Immunology, 3 (3). pp. 252-257.
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Porphyries are multifactorial genetic disorders in which environmental, genetic, and physiological factors interact to cause disease. Many of the symptoms are non-specific and diagnosis is often delayed. Laboratory testing is required to confirm or exclude the various types of porphyrias; however many of the tests are not available routinely. This article aims to create awareness regarding the common problems faced while managing this rare disorder.
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