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Multiple Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Face in a Child with Xeroderma Pigmentosa: A Case Report

Issue: Vol.8, No.2 - April 2009

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  1. Dr Manas Ranjan Baisakh
    Consultant Oncopathologist, Panda Curie Cancer Hospital
  2. Janet Khalkho
  3. Mobarak A. Khan

Xeroderma pigmentosa is a rare autosomal recessive disease that manifests a spectrum of symptom complex ascribed to defective DNA repair on exposure to sunlight. The incidence of basal cell carcinoma & squamous cell carcinoma in these patients is 4500 times higher than general population.1 A seven year old child presented with pigmentation, freckling & multiple ulcerated lesion over face. On biopsy, it was diagnosed as squamous cell carcinoma. The details of this case are presented.

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