Chester Porphyria

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Chester Porphyria

Chester porphyria is a unique type of porphyria with the signs and symptoms of acute intermittent porphyria (AIP) and the biochemical defects of both AIP and variegate porphyria (VP).  Chester porphyria does not conform to any of the recognized types of acute porphyria. The symptoms associated with Chester porphyria are similar to those observed in other acute porphyrias. Treatment is symptomatic.
 

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The terms "Chester Porphyria" returned 2 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Demystification of Chester porphyria: a nonsense mutation in the Porphobilinogen Deaminase gene.
 

Author(s): P Poblete-GutiƩrrez, T Wiederholt, A Martinez-Mir, H F Merk, J M Connor, A M Christiano, J Frank

Journal: Physiol Res. 2006 ;55 Suppl 2():S137-44.

 

The porphyrias arise from predominantly inherited catalytic deficiencies of specific enzymes in heme biosynthesis. All genes encoding these enzymes have been cloned and several mutations underlying the different types of porphyrias have been reported. Traditionally, the diagnosis ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Chester porphyria: a clinical study of a new form of acute porphyria.
 

Author(s): M R Qadiri, S E Church, K E McColl, M R Moore, G R Youngs

Journal: Br Med J (Clin Res Ed). 1986 Feb;292(6518):455-9.

 

Acute porphyria afflicts a large kindred in Chester that stems from a marriage in 1896 that has produced 200 descendants; this is the largest porphyric kindred to be identified in the United Kingdom. Six members aged 51 or under died from the condition over the past eight years. The ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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