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November 4, 1974

Acute Intermittent Porphyria With Inappropriately Elevated ADH Secretion

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Medicine, US Army Hospital, Fort Carson, Colo. Dr. Lipschutz is now at the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Mich.

JAMA. 1974;230(5):716-717. doi:10.1001/jama.1974.03240050044024

An inappropriately elevated serum level of antidiuretic hormone (ADH) was found in a patient who had acute intermittent porphyria and who was receiving long-term barbiturate therapy.

(JAMA 230:716-717, 1974)