Acute intermittent porphyria
Does acute intermittent porphyria affect everyone equally?
Women with acute intermittent porphyria (AIP) have attacks more often than men. Also, people with AIP from Sweden are at an increased risk of developing liver cancer. People with AIP may also have different symptoms or triggers.
Acute Intermittent Porphyria. Gene Reviews. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK1193)