Delayed diagnosis of porphyria based on manifestations of systemic lupus erythematosus and ankylosing spondylitis


Korkmaz C.

JOURNAL OF NEPHROLOGY, vol.19, no.4, pp.535-539, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF NEPHROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.535-539

Abstract

In this case report, a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus and ankylosing spondylitis is presented, who was diagnosed with hereditary coproporphyria. after 5 years of follow-up. Diagnostic difficulties and possible role of genetic background in the autoimmune response in patients with porphyria are briefly discussed.