Congenital erythropoietic porphyria

What is Congenital erythropoietic porphyria?

Congenital erythropoietic porphyria, or Günther disease, is a form of erythropoietic porphyria characterized by very severe and mutilating photodermatosis.

Other condition names

  • CEP
  • Günther disease

Inheritance type

Autosomal recessive


  • Worldwide: <1 in 1,000 000

Age of Onset

  • All ages
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