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Causes of Acute intermittent porphyria

Causes of Acute intermittent porphyria

Acute intermittent porphyria is caused by a mutation in the gene for porphobilinogen deaminase (PBGD), also known as hydroxymethylbilane synthase (HMBS). However, not all individuals with the abnormal gene exhibit symptoms. The symptoms of acute intermittent porphyria are often triggered by particular medications.

Acute intermittent porphyria: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Acute intermittent porphyria, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Acute intermittent porphyria:

Acute intermittent porphyria: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Acute intermittent porphyria: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

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As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Acute intermittent porphyria may be found in:

 

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