OCCULAR MANEFEDTATIONS OF XERODERMA PIGMENTOSA

BRIEF REVIEW ON XERODERMA PIGMENTOSA X P IS A RARE CONDITION CHARATERISED BY EXTREME DEGREE OF HYPERSENSITIVITY TO ULTRAVOILET RAYS AND RADIATIONS IT IS A PRECANCEROUS CONDITION OHTHALMOC MANIFESTATIONS ARE AS FOLLOWS 1 PIGMENTED MACULAR LESIOS OF CONJUCTIVA 2 VASCULAR PTERYGIA 3 EPETHILIOMAS OF LIDS AND CONJUCTIVA MADROSIS BLEPHRITS CONJUCTIVITS KERATITS CATRACT RETINOPATHY

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I have seen only one case of xeroderma pigmentosa in my 32 yrs of ophthalmic practice.

Very rare and alarming condition. An educative post !

COCCULAR MANEFESTATIONS OF XERODERMA PIGMENTOSA

Very dangerous condition educative post

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