Chester Porphyria Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Dec 10, 2019
  • Author: Koyamangalath Krishnan, MD, FRCP, FACP; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

Other problems to be considered in the differential diagnosis include the following:

  • Diabetic ketoacidosis (with abdominal pain)
  • Poliomyelitis
  • Polyneuropathies
  • Tabes dorsalis (with abdominal pain)
  • Uremia (with abdominal pain)
  • Vasculitides (polyarteritis nodosa, lead or arsenic poisoning, myopathies, hysteria)
  • Other porphyrias

Differential Diagnoses