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Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 6

Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 6: Introduction

Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 6: A rare genetic disorder where the enzyme that repairs DNA damage done by UV radiation is defective. It is characterized by sensitivity to sunlight, skin pigmentation and atrophy and actinic skin tumors. The different types of xeroderma pigmentosum vary in the body's ability to repair the damage to DNA done by UV radiation. The skin and neurological symptoms in Type 6 tend to be mild. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 6 is available below.

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Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 6 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 6, or a subtype of Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 6, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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