Acute intermittent porphyria

Inheritance

How is acute intermittent porphyria inherited?

Acute intermittent porphyria (AIP) is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner. This means that AIP happens in people who have a mutation/change in one of the two copies of the gene called HMBS that causes AIP when it does not work.

Acute Intermittent Porphyria. Gene Reviews. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK1193)

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