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{n: xeroderma pigmentosum} 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



{n: xeroderma, xerodermia} a mild form of ichthyosis characterized by abnormal dryness and roughness of the skin


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