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J R Soc Med. 1995 June; 88(6): 357P–358P.
PMCID: PMC1295249

Adult-onset congenital erythropoietic porphyria (Günther's disease) presenting with thrombocytopenia.

Abstract

Cutaneous signs of Günther's disease (congenital erythropoietic porphyria) developing 5 years after the onset of symptomatic thrombocytopenia are described in a 65-year-old man. Persistent thrombocytopenia unresponsive to corticosteroids and immunoglobulin necessitated a splenectomy.

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