A Comprehensive Rehabilitation Program and Follow-up Assessment for Acute Intermittent Porphyria.

@article{Mirralles2017ACR,
  title={A Comprehensive Rehabilitation Program and Follow-up Assessment for Acute Intermittent Porphyria.},
  author={Anne-Marie Bonnefoy Mirralles and Rodrigo Torres-Castro and Constanza Ovalle Guzman},
  journal={American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation},
  year={2017},
  volume={96 5},
  pages={e85-e88}
}
Acute intermittent porphyria (AIP) is an infrequent metabolic disease that can cause severe disability or death without timely treatment. A porphyric attack occurs when genetic factors combine with trigger factors, and diagnosis may be delayed owing to nonspecific symptoms. Recovery from AIP can be nearly or fully complete with proper treatment, which includes intravenous hematin administration, the control of trigger factors, and a comprehensive rehabilitation program. The aim of this case… CONTINUE READING