CASE REPORT: TWO SIBLINGS WITH XERODERMA PIGMENTOSUM, AFAR, ETHIOPIA
Keywords:Xeroderma Pigmentosum, Siblings, Afar
Xeroderma Pigmentosum is one of the rare autosomal-recessive skin lesions with a broad variety of clinical mani-festations that lead to cell hypersensitivity to ultraviolet radiation. In addition to extensive skin and mucosal dam-age with malignant transformation, it is characterized with ocular involvement and progressive neurologic deteri-oration. We mention the clinical characteristics of siblings xeroderma pigmentosum come to our pediatric unit, Dubti General Hospital, Afar, in two adolescent siblings from Asab, Eretria.