581 A-E-What is Acute Hepatic Porphyria (AHP)?

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.
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