[Acute intermittent porphyria: a clinical case].

  title={[Acute intermittent porphyria: a clinical case].},
  author={Maurizio Cervellera and Amilcare Gentili and Stefano Cariani and A Cianchini and Enrico Amenta},
  journal={Il Giornale di chirurgia},
  volume={10 10},
The acute intermittent porphyria is a rare but very interesting disease from the surgical and anaesthesiological point of view. On the basis of recently observed case the Authors review clinical and pathophysiological data of this entity simulating a variety of acute abdominal conditions and involving important problems from the anaesthesiological and pharmacological point of view. As a matter of fact, the administration of some drugs can provoke a crisis that often involves serious… CONTINUE READING

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