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Acute Intermittent Porphyria (AIP) is a
rare hereditary disorder of heme metabolism,
characterised by episodes of gastrointestinal,
psychiatric, or neurologic
symptoms.We report a case of young
female presenting with recurrent attacks
of abdominal pain with seizures and peripheral
motor neuropathy.The diagnosis
of acute intermittent porphyria was confirmed
by the presence of urine porphobilinogen
and patient recovered with supportive

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