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Medical Term:

hereditary coproporphyria

 

Definition: an inherited (autosomal dominant) disorder of a deficiency of coproporphyrinogen oxidase, resulting in overproduction of porphyrin precursors leading to neurologic disturbances and photosensitivity.

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