Xeroderma pigmentosum is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder in which the ability to repair damage caused by ultraviolet light is deficient. Affected individuals must avoid exposure to sunlight.
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Children of the Moon
A portal site that provides an online community for children, teens and adults with xeroderma pigmentosum.
GeneReviews: Xeroderma Pigmentosum
Summary, diagnosis, clinical description, differential diagnosis, management, genetic counseling and molecular genetics.
National Organization of Rare Disorders - Xeroderma Pigmentosum
Offers alternative names, a general discussion and resources.
Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man - Xeroderma Pigmentosum
Includes summaries of genetic research results and citations.
An article about this disorder in English and Italian along with some images.
Review article by Dr A Hafeez Diwan on this rare genetic disorder.
Xeroderma Pigmentosum Society
Resource for information about the disease and about the not-for-profit support organization devoted to supporting patients and families and promoting research. Links, contact information, XP Society news about fund raising events and the unique Camp Sundown program.
XP Support Group
UK-based organisation giving support, help and information to those affected by xeroderma pigmentosum and other photosensitive conditions.
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