Rare occurrence of coexistent squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma in a case of Xeroderma Pigmentosum

Suguna VENUGOPAL, Aparna MURALİDHAR, Hemalata MAHANTAPPA, Sadaf AHMAD
2020 Archives of Clinical and Experimental Medicine  
Atıf yazım şekli: How to cite: B.V.S, Muralidhar A, MH, Ahmad S. Rare occurrence of coexistent squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma in a case of Xeroderma Pigmentosum. Arch Clin Exp Med. 2020;5(2):90-92. Abstract Xeroderma Pigmentosum is an inherited disorder of DNA repair characterised by defective nucleotide excision repair, which is involved in repairing ultraviolet rays induced cross linking of pyramidine residues. Affected individuals are at increased risk of development of
more » ... development of mucocutaneous cancers at a much earlier age than normal. This genodermatosis affects both sexes and all races. The incidence in India is still unknown. We report one such case of a nine year old boy with co-existent squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma of the face.
doi:10.25000/acem.720032 fatcat:lywfqnfetvcnjfc3l7xghkig2q