Severe Neuropathy Could Be Sign of Acute Intermittent Porphyria

Severe Neuropathy Could Be Sign of Acute Intermittent Porphyria

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Severe Neuropathy Could Be Sign of Acute Intermittent Porphyria

Rapid and severe damage to peripheral nerves, those sending sensory and motor information from the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the body, can be a rare sign of acute intermittent porphyria (AIP), a case report suggests. Early diagnosis of AIP is key in avoiding serious nerve damage, the scientists said. The report, “Severe neuropathic attack in a woman with acute intermittent porphyria: a case report,” was published in the Journal of International…

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