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Indian J Ophthalmol. 2019 Oct;67(10):1765-1768. doi: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_1776_18.

Ocular manifestations in patient with congenital erythropoietic porphyria.

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Department of Ophthalmology, Miguel Servet University Hospital; GIMSO Research and Innovative Group, Aragon Institute for Health Research (IIS Aragón), University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain.


We present the case of a 52-year-old woman referred to our service because of extreme ocular surface dryness. The patient showed corneal, conjunctival, and eyelid manifestations of ocular congenital erythropoietic porphyria (CEP). We started treatment with autologous serum, topical steroids, and cyclosporine twice a day, topical retinoids, and intense corneal lubrication. The patient referred significant improvement of ocular bothering and less discomfort since treatment was initiated. We describe the management of the herewith presented case of ocular CEP.


Autologous serum; congenital erythropoietic porphyria; cornea; cyclosporine; retinoids

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