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  abate - 10/31/06 18:15
 
  A 32 yr old known case of porphyria came with complaint of abdominal pain.Examination revealed wrist drop on his right arm.He was also known to be photosensitive.The most likey type of porphyria in this patient is:
a)ALA-dehydratase deficiency type
b)Variegate porphyria
c)Porphyria cutana tarda
d)acute intermittent porphyria
e)Hepatoerythropoietic porphyria
 
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  step1_ca - 10/31/06 18:21
 
  cc  
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  abate - 10/31/06 18:22
 
  C) is far from possibilty to be an answer.No neurologic involvement in porphyria Cutana tarda.  
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  drvirgo - 10/31/06 19:09
 
  ccc/  
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  leschnyhan - 10/31/06 19:49
 
  C?? but how do u explain wrist drop.
perpheral neuritit is known to occur in acute intermittent porphyria.
 
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  mukh - 10/31/06 21:09
 
  answer is BB.  
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  bep111 - 10/31/06 21:36
 
  B.Variagate porphyria  
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