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Electromyogram and nerve conduction in patients with acute intermittent porphyria.
A qualitative urinalysis of porphobilinogen was performed, which was positive, confirming the diagnosis of acute intermittent porphyria.
Characterization of the porphobilinogen deaminase deficiency in acute intermittent porphyria.
Acute intermittent porphyria should always be considered in the differential diagnosis of abdominal pain presented with neuro-psychiatric features, even if there is a previous family history or not.
Acute intermittent porphyria (AIP)--a neurological emergency--review of six cases.
cyclosporine Retinoids Sex steroids (androgens, oestrogens) Thiazides Endocrinopathies Acromegaly Cushing's syndrome Diabetes mellitus Metabolic syndrome and obesity Hypothyroidism Gastrointestinal and hepatic disease Acute intermittent porphyria Cholestatic liver disease Intestinal malabsorption Lifestyle Anorexia nervosa, bulimia Cigarette smoking Diet Excessive alcohol consumption Stress Miscellaneous HIV infection Pregnancy Systemic lupus erythematosus Renal disease Nephrotic syndrome Chronic renal failure
I noted with interest the article on hyperbaric oxygen therapy for patients with acute intermittent porphyria (AIP) (Townsend Letter, April 2008).
Background: Acute Intermittent Porphyria (AIP) is a rare autosomal dominant metabolic disorder resulting from partial deficiency of porphobilinogen deaminase, the third enzyme of the haem synthetic pathway.
She consulted as she was suffering from epigastric pain which was managed as peptic acid disease; this was then treated as acute intermittent porphyria.
Differential Diagnosis Nonobstetric Conditions Obstetric Conditions Urinary calculi Preterm labor Cholelithiasis Abruptio placentae Cholecystitis Chorioamnionitis Bowel obstruction Adnexal torsion Gastroenteritis Ectopic pregnancy Mesenteric adenitis Pelvic inflammatory disease Colonic carcinoma Round ligament pain Rectus hematoma Uteroovarian vein rupture Acute intermittent porphyria Carneous degeneration of myomas Perforated duodenal ulcer Uterine rupture (placenta percreta; rudimentary horn) Pneumonia Meckel's diverticulum Source: Dr.
Differential Dx of Appendicitis Nonobstetric Conditions Urinary calculi Cholelithiasis Cholecystitis Bowel obstruction Gastroenteritis Mesenteric adenitis Colonic carcinoma Rectus hematoma Acute intermittent porphyria Perforated duodenal ulcer Pneumonia Meckel's diverticulum Obstetric Conditions Preterm labor Abruptio placentae Chorioamnionitis Adnexal torsion Ectopic pregnancy Pelvic inflammatory disease Round ligament pain Uteroovarian vein rupture Carneous degeneration of myomas Uterine rupture (placenta percreta; rudimentary horn) Source: Dr.
In a quite different way, the writer's political agenda is part of Sara Jayne Steen's "'How Subject to Interpretation': Lady Arbella Stuart and the Reading of Illness," where Steen's detective work leads to her conclusion that Stuart was probably afflicted with acute intermittent porphyria, an illness that her letters document but also exploit for political and psychological reasons.
The company is leading the translation of RNAi as a new class of innovative medicines with a core focus on RNAi therapeutics for the treatment of genetically defined diseases, including ALN-TTR for the treatment of transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis (ATTR), ALN-AT3 for the treatment of hemophilia and rare bleeding disorders (RBD), ALN-AS1 for the treatment of acute intermittent porphyria (AIP), ALN-PCS for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia, and ALN-TMP for the treatment of hemoglobinopathies.
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