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Acute intermittent porphyria

DDx

  • Acute abdominal pain due to other causes, e.g., appendicitis, peptic ulcer disease, cholecystitis, diverticulitis, ruptured ectopic pregnancy, familial Mediterranean fever
  • Polyneuropathy due to other causes
  • Guillain-Barré syndrome
  • Lead or other heavy metal poisoning
  • Psychosis due to other causes
  • SIADH due to other causes
  • Dark urine due to other causes, e.g., alkaptonuria

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Last updated: December 1, 2014

Citation

Zeiger, Roni F.. "Acute Intermittent Porphyria." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Medicine Central, im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114793/all/Acute_intermittent_porphyria.
Zeiger RF. Acute intermittent porphyria. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114793/all/Acute_intermittent_porphyria. Accessed April 25, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Acute intermittent porphyria. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114793/all/Acute_intermittent_porphyria
Zeiger RF. Acute Intermittent Porphyria [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 April 25]. Available from: https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114793/all/Acute_intermittent_porphyria.
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