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Among the erythropoietic porphyrias, congenital erythropoietic porphyria is the rarest of bullous porphyrias; less than 200 cases have been reported until now.
Congenital erythropoietic porphyria (Gunther's disease): enzymatic studies on two cases of late onset.
For example, in erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP) there is an excess of protoporphyrin (PP) while in congenital erythropoietic porphyria (Gunther's disease) there are high levels of uroporphyrin (UP), the photosensitivity being more severe in this case (26).
Congenital erythropoietic porphyria (CEP) is a rare pathological condition in man and some domestic animals.

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