A family with xeroderma pigmentosum-Cockayne syndrome complex

Ijaz Aman, Shahbaz Aman, Tahir Massod Ahmad

Abstract


Xeroderma pigmentosum-Cockayne syndrome complex is the coexistence of two genodermatoses, xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) and Cockayne syndrome (CS) in one patient. The patients of this syndrome present with photosensitivity, freckling on sun-exposed skin, loss of subcutaneous fat from face, prominent ears, dwarfism, microcephaly, mental retardation or other neurological and eye abnormalities. Many similar cases with additional features have been reported in foreign literature. We describe 3 cases of this syndrome along with review of literature.


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