Congenital erythropoietic porphyria (Gunther's disease) presenting as anterior Staphyloma and blindness

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Photographs and brief write up of CEP is presented in view of its rarity alongwith a description of this interesting condition and review of literature. CEP is a rare disease, inherited in an autosomal recessive fashion in which the eye is effected not so often and may be a diagnostic dilemma. We report a case of Gunther's disease who presented in the department of opthalmology as anterior Staphyloma.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Jan, MF; Ali, HA; Mustafa, A; Quraishi, T

Published Date

  • December 1, 2001

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 8 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 262 - 264

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0971-8834

Citation Source

  • Scopus