Xeroderma pigmentosa in siblings: Cystosarcoma phylloides in a case of xeroderma pigmentosa

L. Ramachandra, K. Rajagopal Shenoi, U. Santhosh Pai

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Xeroderma pigmentosa is a rare autosomal recessive disorder with numerous oculocutaneous neoplasms, neurological abnormalities and extremely rarely associated with neoplasms of organs other than the skin and the eyes. Here we report two cases of xeroderma pigmentosa with numerous oculocutoneous malignancies in siblings born to a consanguinously married normal parents. One of these patients had a cystosarcoma phylloides in association with xeroderma pigmentoso, hetherto not reported in literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)168-170
Number of pages3
JournalIndian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 01-05-2002


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology

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