Xeroderma pigmentosum in eastern Turkey: a review of 15 cases


Akdeniz N. , Bilgili S. G. , Calka O., Karadag A. S.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.42, no.4, pp.719-723, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1012-2
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.719-723

Abstract

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.