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Poryphyrias are a group of metabolic diseases that are sometimes misdiagnosed as fibromyalgia or multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS).[1][2] Types of porphyrias include:

  • Acute intermittent porphyria
  • ALA-D porphyria
  • Aminolevulinate dehydratase deficiency porphyria
  • Autosomal erythropoietic protoporphyria
  • Congenital erythropoietic porphyria
  • Hepatoerythropoietic porphyria
  • Hereditary coproporphyria
  • Porphyria cutanea tarda
  • Protoporphyria
  • Variegate porphyria[1][3]

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  1. 1.01.1 McMillen, Matt. "Porphyria: Types, Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment". WebMD. Retrieved January 7, 2022.
  2. 2.02.1 Stölzel, Ulrich; Doss, Manfred O.; Schuppan, Detlef (August 1, 2019). "Clinical Guide and Update on Porphyrias". Gastroenterology. 157 (2): 365–381.e4. doi:10.1053/j.gastro.2019.04.050. ISSN 0016-5085. PMID 31085196.
  3. "Porphyria". NORD (National Organization for Rare Disorders). Retrieved January 7, 2022.

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