[A difficult genetic counsel and an unexpected form of porphyria].

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The case of a young woman who died of porphyria lead the authors to study this disease. 3 varieties of porphyria have been identified: Swedish porphyria, South African porphyria or porphyria variegata, and coproporphyria. Acute attacks of porphyria are lethal 30 to 40% of the time. It is a dominant autosomic disease which one of the parents and 50% of… (More)

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@article{Husquinet1976ADG, title={[A difficult genetic counsel and an unexpected form of porphyria].}, author={H Husquinet and P A Dodinval and Yves Nordmann}, journal={Revue medicale de Liege}, year={1976}, volume={31 9}, pages={319-21} }