SESSION TITLE: Fellow Case Report Slide: Critical Care I
SESSION TYPE: Affiliate Case Report Slide
PRESENTED ON: Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 03:15 PM - 04:15 PM
INTRODUCTION: The porphyrias are a group of heritable metabolic disorders characterized by specific enzyme deficiencies in the heme biosynthesis pathways. They are rare, often initially misdiagnosed and difficult to manage. One observational study of acute porphyrias found that diagnosis was delayed by a mean of 15 years .