Acute intermittent porphyria

The PorphyriasGroup of inherited or acquired disorders of heme productionClassification of the PorphyriasMultiple ways to categorize porphyrias:Hepatic vs. Erythropoietic: Organ in which accumulation of porphyrins and their precursors appearsCutaneous vs. Non- cutaneousAcute and non-acute forms Acute:Aminolevulinate dehydratase deficiency porphyria (ALA-D)Acute intermittent porphyria (AIP)Hereditary coproporphyria (HCP)Variegate porphyria (VP)Chronic:Porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT)Erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP)Ccongenital erythropoietic porphyria (CEP)Hepatoerythropoietic porphyria…