Xeroderma pigmentosum in black South Africans.

  title={Xeroderma pigmentosum in black South Africans.},
  author={Witold Kamil Jacyk},
  journal={International journal of dermatology},
  volume={38 7},
BACKGROUND Xeroderma pigmentosum occurs in all races. There is little information on its clinical picture, frequency, and types of malignant lesions in individuals of African negroid extraction. METHODS Fifteen black South African patients, aged from 10 months to 21 years, with xeroderma pigmentosum were prospectively studied. Detailed dermatologic, ophthalmologic, and neurologic examinations were carried out in all patients. Cutaneous, conjunctival, and lingual malignant lesions were… CONTINUE READING
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