Other Names for this Disease
- Porphyria variegate
- Porphyria, South African type
- PPOX deficiency
- Protoporphyrinogen oxidase deficiency
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I have just had my DNA report returned to find that I am a carrier of variegate porphyia as is my daughter. We both are asymptomatic. I am not South African Dutch. How many second generation and now third generation Americans are diagnosed yearly? If I have never had symptoms (age 65), will I have symptoms? Click here for answer