What are chronic porphyrias?

Updated: Aug 31, 2020
  • Author: Brenda Chiang, DO; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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The chronic porphyrias are dermatologic diseases that may or may not involve the liver and nervous system and do not present with acute attacks as described for the acute porphyrias above. These syndromes include the following:


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