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What is Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 9?

What is Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 9?

  • Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 9: Xeroderma Pigmentosum is 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vary in the body's ability to repair the damage to DNA done by UV radiation - type 9 was described but it has now been withdrawn as it appears to be the same as another xeroderma pigementosum type.

Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 9: Introduction

Types of Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 9:

Broader types of Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 9:

What causes Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 9?

Causes of Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 9: see causes of Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 9

What are the symptoms of Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 9?

Symptoms of Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 9: see symptoms of Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 9

Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 9: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 9.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 9: see treatments for Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 9

Name and Aliases of Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 9

Main name of condition: Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 9

Other names or spellings for Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 9:

Xeroderma pigmentosum, complementation group 1, XP9, Xp, group 1, XP1, Xeroderma Pigmentosum IX

 

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