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Xeroderma Pigmentosum Tardivum

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A rare, pigmentary, and atrophic autosomal recessive disease affecting all races. It is manifested as an extreme photosensitivity to ultraviolet light as the result of a deficiency in the enzyme that permits excisional repair of ultraviolet-damaged DNA.

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Xeroderma Pigmentosum Tardivum

UMLS

Angioma pigmentosum atrophicum, Atrophoderma pigmentosum, Disease, Kaposi, Disease, Kaposi's, Kaposi dermatosis, Kaposi Disease, Kaposis Disease, Kaposi's Disease, Kaposi's, disease, Melanosis lenticularis progressiva, Pigmented epitheliomatosis, Xeroderma of Kaposi, Xeroderma Pigmentosum, Xeroderma pigmentosum, NOS, Xeroderma, pigmentosum, XP - Xeroderma pigmentosum

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