volume 39, issue 7, P496-498 2011
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2010.03.026
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Talel Tayeb, Boris Laure, Florent Sury, Gérard Lorette, Dominique Goga

Abstract: Xeroderma Pigmentosum (XP) is a rare systemic disease which is transmitted through an incomplete sex-linked recessive gene. As a result of this, exposure to the ultraviolet (UV) rays of the sun causes malignant skin lesions. One of the most effective treatment options for the malignant lesions is full-face resurfacing with skin grafts. These grafts should be harvested from areas that have not been affected by UV exposure or have at least been minimally affected. The authors present a patient with XP whose face…

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