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1

4 main groups of porphyrias

Phototoxic skin porphyrias
Blistering and fragility skin porphyrias
Acute attack porphyrias
Severe congenital porphyrias

2

The three porphyria disease to know

PCT
Erythropoietic protoporphyria
Acute intermittent porphyria

3

Underlying causes of PCT

Alcohol
Viral hepatitis
Oestrogens
Haemochromotosis

4

Acute intermittent porphyria causes

Acute abdomen pain
Mononeuritis multiples
Guillain barre syndrome
Psychoses