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Anaesthetic Implications for the Patient with Xeroderma Pigmentosa


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1 MVJ Medical College and Research Hospital, India

Xeroderma Pigmentosa (XP) is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder of connective tissue characterized by photosensitivity, pigmentary changes, premature skin aging, and malignant tumour development. Manifestations are due to a cellular hypersensitivity to ultraviolet (UV) radiation resulting from a defect in DNA repair.


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Anaesthetic Implication, Xeroderma Pigmentosa.
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  • Mulimani SM, Talikoli DG. A child with Xeroderma Pigmentosa for excision of basal cell carcinoma. Saudi J Anaesthesia2013; 467-469.

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Supriya D. Pawar
MVJ Medical College and Research Hospital, India
B. C. Nirmala
MVJ Medical College and Research Hospital, India
M. Prasad Kulkarni
MVJ Medical College and Research Hospital, India
P. Somasekharam
MVJ Medical College and Research Hospital, India

Abstract


Xeroderma Pigmentosa (XP) is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder of connective tissue characterized by photosensitivity, pigmentary changes, premature skin aging, and malignant tumour development. Manifestations are due to a cellular hypersensitivity to ultraviolet (UV) radiation resulting from a defect in DNA repair.


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Anaesthetic Implication, Xeroderma Pigmentosa.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FEP011