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A 34-old-female patient had acute intermittent porphyria. Rare diseases should be considered in the differential diagnosis, especially in young adults. It is hard to recognize the illness in a district hospital, where access to the specialist laboratory tests is difficult. Although non-specific symptoms and attributing them to prior surgical intervention delayed diagnosis, the maintained diagnostic, careful observation allowed for proper diagnosis of the disease.
Published Date: 2021-06-28; Received Date: 2021-06-07