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variegate porphyria in Medicine

variegate porphyria

(vârē-ĭ-gāt′)
n.
  1. A hereditary disorder characterized by abdominal pain, neuropsychiatric abnormalities, dermal sensitivity to light and mechanical trauma, and increased fecal excretion of protoporphyrin and coproporphyrin.
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