Porphyria Powerpoint

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 4/1/11 Porphyria Roy Lan Period: #2 This Disease Has Two Types of Signs/Symptoms Because There are Two Different Types of Porphyria! Acute Porphyria: Vomiting Muscle Weakness Seizures Cutaneous Porphyria: Photosensitivity in the skin Blisters necrosis Prevalence of the Disease This disease happens in 1 person out of every 200,000 people, or 0.0005% of the population. It is classified as a, “Rare,” disease by Ophanet in Europe How do People Inherit Porphyria?
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Unformatted text preview: Most types of Porphyria are inherited through an autosomal defect such as: acute intermittent, and erythropoietic Porphyria. It is also possible; however, to inherit erythropoietic Porphyria through a mutation in the, ALAS2, gene on the X chromosome. Therefore, the ALAS2 version of Porphyria is slightly more susceptible to men than women, but most types of Porphyria are equal among males Genes that are Affected: ALAD, CPOX, FECH, HMBS, PPOX, UROD, and UROS...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2011 for the course BIOLOGY 112 taught by Professor Drbrooks during the Spring '08 term at U. Memphis.

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