Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
International Journal of Hepatology
Volume 2011, Article ID 392049, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/392049
Case Report

Chronic Elevation of Liver Enzymes in Acute Intermittent Porphyria Initially Misdiagnosed as Autoimmune Hepatitis

Internal Medicine, Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío, 41013 Seville, Spain

Received 11 October 2010; Revised 3 December 2010; Accepted 27 December 2010

Academic Editor: Pierluigi Toniutto

Copyright © 2011 A. González Estrada et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. M. N. Badminton and G. H. Elder, “Management of acute and cutaneous porphyrias,” International Journal of Clinical Practice, vol. 56, no. 4, pp. 272–278, 2002. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. C. Frenzel, J. Herkel, S. Lüth, P. R. Galle, C. Schramm, and A. W. Lohse, “Evaluation of F-actin ELISA for the diagnosis of autoimmune hepatitis,” American Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 101, no. 12, pp. 2731–2736, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  3. I. G. McFarlane, “Definition and classification of autoimmune hepatitis,” Seminars in Liver Disease, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 317–324, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  4. L. Muratori, P. Muratori, A. Granito, G. Pappas, F. Cassani, and M. Lenzi, “Current topics in autoimmune hepatitis,” Digestive and Liver Disease, vol. 42, no. 11, pp. 757–764, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  5. M. P. Manns, A. J. Czaja, J. D. Gorham et al., “Diagnosis and management of autoimmune hepatitis,” Hepatology, vol. 51, no. 6, pp. 2193–2213, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  6. Y. Ohtani, M. Yamaoka, M. Sawada et al., “Acute intermittent porphyria associated with transient elevation of transaminases during an acute attack,” Internal Medicine, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 45–49, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. I. Bylesjö, A. Wikberg, and C. Andersson, “Clinical aspects of acute intermittent porphyria in northern Sweden: a population-based study,” Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation, vol. 69, no. 5, pp. 612–618, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  8. M. Y. Raigal, J. L. L. Navarro, J. M. R. Martín, E. M. Patino, E. P. Pérez, and M. M. Prat, “Acute intermittent porphyria and chronic transaminases elevation,” Gastroenterologia y Hepatologia, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 225–228, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. A. L. Herrick and K. E. L. McColl, “Acute intermittent porphyria,” Best Practice and Research: Clinical Gastroenterology, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 235–249, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus