Hans Gunther and his disease.

Pankaj Madan, Christian P. Schaaf, Prem Vardhan, Suverta Bhayana, Prakash Chandra, Karl Anderson

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Congenital erythropoietic porphyria (Gunther's disease) is one of the least common porphyrias. This article describes the life and career of Hans Gunther (after whom the disease is named), his contributions to the field of porphyrias and the current understanding of Gunther's disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)261-263
Number of pages3
JournalPhotodermatology, photoimmunology & photomedicine
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 2007
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology
  • Immunology

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