Acute Intermittent Porphyria Evaluation
The evaluation of acute intermittent porphyria begins with a medical history and physical examination.
The physical examination is usually normal.
Physical findings in those with acute intermittent porphyria may include:
- Abdominal tenderness
- Arm weakness (bilateral)
- Leg weakness (bilateral)
- Decreased deep tendon reflexes
- Rapid pulse
- High blood pressure
Tests are required to make the diagnosis of acute intermittent porphyria.
Tests that may be used to evaluate acute intermittent porphyria include:
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