Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Signs & Symptoms of XP ..... (3/3)

Xeroderma Pigmentosum (XP) usually has 3 stages:

Then 3rd stage the development of Solar Keratoses& Skin Cancer. These may occur as early as age 4-5 years and are more prevalent in sun exposed areas such as the face.

The common skin cancers: Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Melanoma occur significantly more often in people with XP. Other complications including eye and neurological problems are also apparent in patients with XP.

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