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Acute variegate porphyria presenting with reversible cerebral vasoconstriction.

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The acute porphyrias include acute intermittent porphyria (AIP), hereditary coproporphyria and variegate porphyria (VP). These are rare conditions that are challenging to diagnose but potentially life-threatening if not identified. These prototypical neurological diseases classically present with a triad of neuropsychiatric disturbance, abdominal pain and a motor-predominant acute neuropathy, but can have manifold atypical presentations. Despite a detailed biochemical understanding of these d...

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10.1016/j.clineuro.2016.04.018

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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St Hilda's College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MSD
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Clinical Neurosciences
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WelLcome Trust
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Irani, S
Grant:
Intermediate Clinical Fellowship
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery More from this journal
Volume:
146
Issue:
July 2016
Pages:
102-104
Publication date:
2016-05-06
Acceptance date:
2016-04-22
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EISSN:
1872-6968
ISSN:
0303-8467
Pmid:
27186968
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English
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pubs:622986
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2016-12-09

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