xerodermoid

xerodermoid

 [ze´ro-der´moid]
resembling xeroderma.
pigmented xerodermoid a condition considered to be a variant of xeroderma pigmentosum in which there is no defect in the excisional repair of ultraviolet-damaged DNA, which is characterized by a late onset associated with prolonged exposure to the sun, with freckling appearing in the second decade and no skin cancers until age 40.
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