congenital erythropoietic porphyria


Enhanced porphyrin formation by erythroid cells in bone marrow, leading to severe porphyrinuria, often with hemolytic anemia and persistent cutaneous photosensitivity.Günther's disease

Nearby words

  1. congenital anemia,
  2. congenital anomaly,
  3. congenital diaphragmatic hernia,
  4. congenital dysphagocytosis,
  5. congenital ectodermal defect,
  6. congenital generalized fibromatosis,
  7. congenital glaucoma,
  8. congenital hemolytic anemia,
  9. congenital hemolytic jaundice,
  10. congenital hypoplastic anemia

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