oa South African Medical Journal - Reduction of porphyrin excretion in porphyria variegata by propranolol - a case report
|Article Title||Reduction of porphyrin excretion in porphyria variegata by propranolol - a case report|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Beilinson Medical Center, Petah Tiqva and Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel-Aviv, Ramat Aviv, Israel|
|Publication Date||May 1976|
|Pages||898 - 899|
|Keyword(s)||Case report, Internal medicine, Porphyria variegata, Porphyrin excretion reduction, Presentation, Propranolol and Treatment|
DL-Propranolol was shown to reduce the elevated urinary excretion of porphyrins and their precursors in a patient with variegate porphyria and to improve the patient's symptoms during attacks of the disease.
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