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This is an excellent research article that is available online.

Porphyria in Switzerland, 15 years experience. By Xiaoye Schneider-Yin, Juergen Harms, and Elisabeth I. Minder.  In: Swiss Medical Weekly April 2009; vol. 139 (issue 13–14), pgs. 198–206.

This report is aimed towards medical professionals but is very well-written and and accessible for all audiences. It provides basic background, symptoms to look out for, diagnostic methods, the latest on genetics and more. A very good article.

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