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?-aminolevulinate dehydratase porphyria


Definition: an inherited disorder in which there is a deficiency of porphobilinogen synthase; ?-aminolevulinate levels are elevated, which leads to neurologic disturbances.

Synonym(s): porphobilinogen synthase porphyria

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