Author Archives: Iqra Mumal, MSc

Non-Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Crohn’s Patients Could Signal Acute Intermittent Porphyria, Case Report Suggests

Abnormal non-gastrointestinal symptoms in patients with Crohn’s disease may indicate the presence of acute intermittent porphyria, a case report of a 23-year-old patient shows. The study, “Acute Intermittent Porphyria – an Unexpected Association in a Patient with Newly Diagnosed Crohn’s Disease,” was published in the Journal of…

AHP Patients Experience Chronic Symptoms Between Attacks, Study Says

Patients with acute hepatic porphyria (AHP) who suffer from recurrent attacks also experience significant chronic symptoms between attacks, according to results of a new study. The study, “­­Disease Manifestations of Patients with Recurrent Acute Hepatic Porphyria (AHP) and Daily Life Impacts in EXPLORE International, Prospective, Natural History Study,” was…