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Descriptor English: Xeroderma Pigmentosum
Descriptor Spanish: Xerodermia Pigmentosa
Descriptor Portuguese: Xeroderma Pigmentoso
Descriptor French: Xeroderma pigmentosum
Entry term(s): Kaposi Disease
Kaposi's Disease
Kaposis Disease
Tree number(s): C04.834.867
C16.131.831.936
C16.320.850.970
C17.800.600.925
C17.800.621.936
C17.800.804.936
C17.800.827.970
C18.452.284.975
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014983
Scope note: A rare, pigmentary, and atrophic autosomal recessive disease. It is manifested as an extreme photosensitivity to ULTRAVIOLET RAYS as the result of a deficiency in the enzyme that permits excisional repair of ultraviolet-damaged DNA.
Annotation: if non-neoplastic, coordinate IM with precoordinated organ/disease term (IM); if neoplastic, coordinate IM with organ/neoplasm term (IM); do not confuse KAPOSI DISEASE with SARCOMA, KAPOSI
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 63; KAPOSI DISEASE was KAPOSI'S DISEASE 1963-97
History Note: 63; KAPOSI DISEASE was KAPOSI'S DISEASE 1963-97
DeCS ID: 15382
Unique ID: D014983
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1963/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/07
Xeroderma Pigmentosum - Preferred
Concept UI M0023063
Scope note A rare, pigmentary, and atrophic autosomal recessive disease. It is manifested as an extreme photosensitivity to ULTRAVIOLET RAYS as the result of a deficiency in the enzyme that permits excisional repair of ultraviolet-damaged DNA.
Preferred term Xeroderma Pigmentosum
Entry term(s) Kaposi Disease
Kaposi's Disease
Kaposis Disease



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