Xeroderma pigmentosum: a review and case series
Butt, Fawzia MA
Moshi, Jeremiah R
Chindia, Mark L
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Xeroderma pigmentosa (XP) is a condition inherited as an autosomal recessive trait and is characterized by photosensitivity, pigmentary changes, premature skin ageing and malignant tumour development resulting from the defect in DNA repair. The management of complications of XP, especially orofacial tumours entails an enormous surgical challenge to the clinicians. We present five cases of XP.
CitationJournal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery Volume 38, Issue 7, October 2010, Pages 534–537
University of NairobiDepartment of Human Anatomy, University of NairobiDepartment of Oral surgery and Pathology, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar-es-salaamDepartment of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and Pathology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Nairobi