Xeroderma pigmentosum in eastern Turkey: a review of 15 cases


Akdeniz N., Bilgili S., Calka O., KARADAĞ A. S.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.42, ss.719-723, 2012

  • Cilt numarası: 42 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/sag-1012-2
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.719-723

Özet

Aim: To determine the demographic and clinical characteristics of xeroderma pigmentosum (XP). XP is a rare autosomal recessive disease that is characterized by cellular hypersensitivity to ultraviolet radiation, development of cancers at an early age, severe actinic changes, and photophobia.