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UV-sensitive syndrome

Disease definition

A rare photodermatosis characterized by cutaneous photosensitivity and slight dyspigmentation, without an increased risk of developing skin tumors. Telangiectasia may also be observed, but no other clinical abnormalities. Patients present in infancy or childhood, mode of inheritance is autosomal recessive.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Infancy
  • ICD-10: -
  • OMIM: 600630  614621  614640
  • UMLS: C1833561
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 10947
  • MedDRA: -
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