Wednesday, April 2, 2014

What is Xeroderma Pigmentosum (XP)?

Xeroderma Pigmentosum (XP) is a rare autosomal recessive genodermatosis, where the patients have genetic inability to repair DNA damage, induced by ultraviolet light (UV Light). This clinically demonstrates as photosensitivity and has an incidence of skin cancer, higher than 1000 times, higher than the average.

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