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XERODERMA PIGMENTOSUM: REPORT OF A CASE

XERODERMA PIGMENTOSUM: REPORT OF A CASE This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract A case of xeroderma pigmentosum in a Chinese child seems to be of enough scientific interest to warrant a report, since it is probably less common in the darker skinned races than in the white race. The disease is rarely seen even in the white race. Since the disease was first described by Kaposi, in 1870, barely two hundred cases have been reported in the literature. In Japan, a score or more of cases have been reported. As xeroderma pigmentosum is a pigmentary anomaly, it is only natural to expect to find it less frequently in persons whose pigment is more abundant and affords a better protection from the actinic rays of the sun. During my residence in China, I saw a number of patients and had access to the records of more than 100,000 cases of patients who reported to the university hospitals annually; in this large group no http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology American Medical Association

XERODERMA PIGMENTOSUM: REPORT OF A CASE

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1934 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0096-6029
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1934.01460110026004
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract A case of xeroderma pigmentosum in a Chinese child seems to be of enough scientific interest to warrant a report, since it is probably less common in the darker skinned races than in the white race. The disease is rarely seen even in the white race. Since the disease was first described by Kaposi, in 1870, barely two hundred cases have been reported in the literature. In Japan, a score or more of cases have been reported. As xeroderma pigmentosum is a pigmentary anomaly, it is only natural to expect to find it less frequently in persons whose pigment is more abundant and affords a better protection from the actinic rays of the sun. During my residence in China, I saw a number of patients and had access to the records of more than 100,000 cases of patients who reported to the university hospitals annually; in this large group no

Journal

Archives of Dermatology and SyphilologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: May 1, 1934

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