Acute Hepatic Porphyria

What is Acute Hepatic Porphyria? Acute hepatic porphyria (AHP) is a group of rare genetic conditions that can cause severe, sudden (acute) symptoms. These symptoms can happen in various parts of the body and often require a hospital visit. There are four types of AHP which include: acute intermittent porphyria, variegate porphyria, hereditary coproporphyria, and […]

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Acute hepatic porphyria (AHP) is a group of rare genetic conditions that can cause severe gastrointestinal (GI), neurologic, psychiatric, cardiovascular, and skin symptoms. There are four types of AHP which include: acute intermittent porphyria, variegate porphyria, hereditary coproporphyria, and ALAD-deficient porphyria.