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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Congenital porphyria


Other Names for this Disease
  • CEP
  • Congenital erythropoietic porphyria
  • Günther disease
  • Porphyria, congenital erythropoietic
  • Uroporphyrinogen III synthase, deficiency of
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Treatment

GARD Video Tutorial

  • Finding Treatment Information - A video developed by GARD Information Specialists that explains how you can find information about treatment for a rare disease.

    Finding Treatment Information

Management Guidelines

  • The American Porphyria Foundation offers a document that includes information about porphyria, types, testing, and treatment with Panhematin®.  Click the "document" link above to view these guidelines.

Clinical Trials & Research for this Disease

  • ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Congenital porphyria. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.
Other Names for this Disease
  • CEP
  • Congenital erythropoietic porphyria
  • Günther disease
  • Porphyria, congenital erythropoietic
  • Uroporphyrinogen III synthase, deficiency of
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.