Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders (ASGIS)(ISSN: 2582-1091)

Case Report Volume 6 Issue 1

Porphyria: Clinical Manifestations at the Junction of Gastroenterology and Neurology. Case Report

Vadym Pashkovskyi1, Anatolii Sorokin1, Larysa Tereshchenko1* and Tetiana Pashkovska2

1Сommunal Enterprise "Dnepropetrovsk Regional Clinical Hospital Named After I.I. Mechnikov" DRС", Dnipro, Ukraine

2Medical center Klinika, Dnipro, Ukraine

*Corresponding Author: Larysa Tereshchenko, Сommunal Enterprise "Dnepropetrovsk Regional Clinical Hospital Named After I.I. Mechnikov" DRС", Dnipro, Ukraine.

Received: November 18, 2022; Published: December 07, 2022


Porphyrias belong to groups of metabolic diseases that develop as a result of genetic defects in enzyme systems of heme biosynthesis. However, some variants of porphyria are acquired due to possible intoxications and liver diseases. Disruption of porphyrin metabolism is unique to all types of this disease, as a result of which the content of porphyrins and their precursors increases in various organs and systems [1].The course of these diseases is characterized by a common triad: abdominal pain, neuropsychiatric disorders and neuropathy [6].


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Citation: Larysa Tereshchenko., et al. “Porphyria: Clinical Manifestations at the Junction of Gastroenterology and Neurology. Case Report". Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders 6.1 (2023): 05-08.


Copyright: © 2022 Larysa Tereshchenko., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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