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Acute hepatic porphyria

Disease definition

A rare sub-group of porphyrias characterized by the occurrence of neuro-visceral attacks with or without cutaneous manifestations. Acute hepatic porphyrias encompass four diseases: acute intermittent porphyria (the most common), variagate porphyria, hereditary coproporphyria, and hereditary deficit of delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase (extremely rare).

ORPHA:95157

Classification level: Group of disorders
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: 1-5 / 10 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant or Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: E80.2
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0268328
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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