What Are the Differential Diagnoses to Porphyria?

 

It is with great respect we present these differential diagnosis. Our family, through divine providence and a thorough medical evaluation by an M.D. PhD, who specializes in a differential diagnosis to Acute Porphyria, were told that Acute Porphyria was the illness we were dealing with. We are extremely grateful for this and wish to share this information with you, for you and your Doctors benefit.   

  • Chronic Anemia (caution: certain anemia's are seen in porphyria)

  • Carcinoid syndrome

  • Dubin Johnson Syndrome

  • Diabetic Keto acidosis (caution a patient can have both)

  • Familial Mediterranean Fever (a patient has both)

  • Hepatitis B

  • Hepatitis C

  • Hodgkin Lymphoma

  • Hyperthyroidism (thyroid issues are seen in Porphyria as well)

  • Insulinoma

  • Myocardial Infarction

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Pheochromocytoma

  • Serotonin syndrome 

References

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK100826/