congenital erythropoietic porphyria

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congenital erythropoietic porphyria n.
Abbr. CEP
Enhanced porphyrin formation by erythroid cells in bone marrow, leading to severe porphyrinuria, often with hemolytic anemia and persistent cutaneous photosensitivity. Also called Günther's disease.

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