Association of xeroderma pigmentosum with thrombasthenia


Hasanoglu A., Gucuyener K., Tumer L., Gursel T.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.38, no.2, pp.261-264, 1996 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 1996
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.261-264

Abstract

Xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by severe sun-sensitivity, early skin cancers and abnormal DNA repair. XP has a worldwide distribution with an approximate frequency of 1/250,000. It Is classified into nine complementation groups, and distribution of patients among the various groups is related to ethnic origin.