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Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 9

Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 9: Introduction

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vary in the body's ability to repair the damage to DNA done by UV radiation - type 9 was described but it has now been withdrawn as it appears to be the same as another xeroderma pigementosum type. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 9 is available below.

Symptoms of Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 9

  • Excessive skin damage in response to sunlight exposure
  • Early development of freckles
  • Increased risk of skin cancer
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Treatments for Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 9

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Causes of Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 9

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Misdiagnosis and Xeroderma pigmentosum, type 9

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