‘Pink’ Urine Under UV Light Cued AHP in Pregnant Woman

‘Pink’ Urine Under UV Light Cued AHP in Pregnant Woman

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‘Pink’ Urine Under UV Light Cued AHP in Pregnant Woman

A young pregnant woman was diagnosed with acute hepatic porphyria (AHP) after her urine was found to glow pink under ultraviolet (UV) light, as described in a recent case report. The woman’s symptoms were general, which often makes an early diagnosis difficult. A “simple method like urine examination under ultraviolet light should be used to accelerate the diagnosis,” the investigators wrote. The report, “Pink urine as an inkling for a diagnostic dilemma: acute hepatic porphyria,”…

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