Acute variegate porphyria case

Written by Li O.Yu., Tsyganyuk T.N.

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A case of rarely encountered variegate porphyria in a woman of 43 years is described, in which an acute attack of a disease in a carrier of a mutant gene was triggered by the intake of sulfasalazine. Timely diagnosis and treatment helped prevent fatal symptoms of the disease.

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O.Yu. Li, T.N. Tsyganyuk
Sakhalin Regional Clinical Hospital (430 Mira Ave. Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk 693004 Russian Federation)

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