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what is werewolf syndrome? a joke?

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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Acute intermittent porphyria used to be called the werewolf syndrome. It does not mean that these patients are werewolves. Many have some symptoms, such as excessive hair growth and red urine, that reminded people of werewolves.

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