Catarina Silva, MSc,  —

With over three years of experience in the medical communications business, Catarina holds a BSc. in Biomedical Sciences and a MSc. in Neurosciences. Apart from writing, she has been involved in patient-oriented translational and clinical research.

Articles by Catarina Silva

Porphyria Diagnosed After PRES Suspected in Teenager

In an unusual case, a 16-year-old girl in India was diagnosed with acute intermittent porphyria (AIP) after radiological findings were suggestive of posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES). The combination of abdominal pain with altered neurological and psychiatric status should alert clinicians to the possibility of porphyria, they said. The case…