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XERODERMA PIGMENTOSUM

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There is 1 meaning of the phrase Xeroderma Pigmentosum.
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Meanings Of The Phrase XERODERMA PIGMENTOSUM

There is 1 meaning of the phrase Xeroderma Pigmentosum.

Xeroderma Pigmentosum - as a noun

A rare genetic condition characterized by an eruption of exposed skin occurring in childhood and photosensitivity with severe sunburn; inherited as a recessive autosomal trait in which dna repair processes are defective so they are more likely to chromosome breaks and cancers when exposed to ultraviolet light

Example Sentences

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"People with xeroderma pigmentosum are at a high risk of developing skin cancer and other skin conditions."
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"Individuals with xeroderma pigmentosum must avoid direct sunlight and wear protective clothing when going outside."
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"The symptoms of xeroderma pigmentosum usually appear in early childhood."
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"There is currently no cure for xeroderma pigmentosum, only management of symptoms and prevention of complications."
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"Researchers are studying potential gene therapies for xeroderma pigmentosum."
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