Worse Disease Burden for VP Patients Than Those With HCP, Israeli Study Finds

Worse Disease Burden for VP Patients Than Those With HCP, Israeli Study Finds

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Worse Disease Burden for VP Patients Than Those With HCP, Israeli Study Finds

People with variegate porphyria (VP), one of a group of related disorders, carry a significantly heavier disease burden — the overall impact of a medical disorder on a patient’s life — than those with hereditary coproporphyria (HCP), primarily due to more frequent body-wide and skin symptoms.  That was the key finding of a nationwide study in Israel that compared the differences in disease burden between these types of porphyria. Disease burden is the measure of…

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