Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Porphyria Intermittent Outlook

What to expect with acute intermittent porphyria:

  • People with acute intermittent porphyria respond well to treatment.
  • Most patients who have an attack of acute intermittent porphyria will never have another one.

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Last Updated: Feb 22, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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