PORPHYRIAS
Dr. Vijay Marakala, MBBS, MD.
Assistant professor
BIOCHEMISTRY
SIMS & RC
PORPHYRIA - Definition
Porphyrias are diseases of heme biosynthesis
characterized by increased excretion of porphyrins
or ...
PORPHYRIA - Classification
Genetic
Acquired
PORPHYRIA - Classification
Erythropoietic
porphyrias
• Enzyme
deficiency
occurs in bone
marrow
Hepatic
porphyrias
• Enzyme...
PORPHYRIA
Clinical
Features
Acute abdominal pain
Acute psychiatric disturbances
Peripheral neuropathy
Photosensitivity and...
Most common
Latent prior to puberty
Abdominal pain,
neuropsychiatric
symptoms
Photosensitivity
Pink coloured urine
Porphyrias ppt BIOCHEMISTRY vkunder637@gmail.com
Porphyrias ppt BIOCHEMISTRY vkunder637@gmail.com
Porphyrias ppt BIOCHEMISTRY vkunder637@gmail.com
Porphyrias ppt BIOCHEMISTRY vkunder637@gmail.com
Porphyrias ppt BIOCHEMISTRY vkunder637@gmail.com
Porphyrias ppt BIOCHEMISTRY vkunder637@gmail.com
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Porphyrias ppt BIOCHEMISTRY vkunder637@gmail.com

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  • 1. PORPHYRIAS Dr. Vijay Marakala, MBBS, MD. Assistant professor BIOCHEMISTRY SIMS & RC
  • 2. PORPHYRIA - Definition Porphyrias are diseases of heme biosynthesis characterized by increased excretion of porphyrins or porphyrin precursors in urine and feces.
  • 3. PORPHYRIA - Classification Genetic Acquired
  • 4. PORPHYRIA - Classification Erythropoietic porphyrias • Enzyme deficiency occurs in bone marrow Hepatic porphyrias • Enzyme deficiency occurs in liver
  • 5. PORPHYRIA Clinical Features Acute abdominal pain Acute psychiatric disturbances Peripheral neuropathy Photosensitivity and skin lesions
  • 6. Most common Latent prior to puberty Abdominal pain, neuropsychiatric symptoms
  • 7. Photosensitivity Pink coloured urine

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