Congenital porphyria in siblings

With a brief review of congenital and hereditary porphyrias
  • Amala Chaudhuri
  • J. Nag Chaudhuri
  • K. C. Chaudhuri


  1. 1.

    A brief review of porphyria has been given.

  2. 2.

    Full clinical details of two cases of congenital porphyria occurring in male siblings are presented.

  3. 3.

    Studies on the urinary porphyrins in one sibling (A.S.C.) using paper chromatography and paper electrophoretic techniques have been carried out.

  4. 4.

    The presence in the urine of uro-and copro-porphyrins as well as two other porphyrins with five, six or seven carboxylic groups have been revealed by such studies.

  5. 5.

    Separation and identification of the esters will be described at a later date.



Porphyrin Porphyria Epidermolysis Bullosa Hypertrichosis Porphobilinogen 
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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1958

Authors and Affiliations

  • Amala Chaudhuri
    • 1
  • J. Nag Chaudhuri
    • 1
  • K. C. Chaudhuri
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Child HealthCalcutta

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