And well done to his mum Nicola who has written a story to help him - and other kids - to understand his condition, xeroderma pigmentosum.
What does XP stand for?
XP stands for Xeroderma Pigmentosum
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We have 6 other meanings of XP in our Acronym Attic
- Extended Play
- Extended Stored Procedure (Microsoft SQL Server)
- Extra Performance (AMD Athlon XP+)
- Extreme Performance (AMD Athlon processor)
- Extreme Programming
- Microsoft Windows XP (operating system)
- Plans and Programs (USAF)
- Symbol or monogram for Christ or Christianity (from X and P, the first two letters of the Greek word for Christ)
- Xanthogranulomatous Pyelonephritis
- Xeon Processor (Windows)
- Ximoko Party (South Africa)
- Xtreme Paramilitary (gaming clan)
- Xtreme Prejudice (gaming clan)
- XP Media Center Edition
- Xeroderma Pigmentosum Complementation Group E
- Xeroderma Pigmentosum Group G
- Xeroderma Pigmentosum II
- Xeroderma pigmentosum IV (genetic disease)
- Extent of Play Agreement (homeland security)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Several investigators subsequently established that humans suffering from the rare autosomal recessive disease xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) are defective in NER and consequently suffer an enormously increased risk of developing skin cancer following exposure to sunlight.
Le Xeroderma pigmentosum, ou maladie des enfants de la lune, est une maladie d'origine genetique rare decouverte en 1870 par Moritz Kaposi.
For the first time in 1969, the crucial role played by DNA repair in preventing cancer was conclusively demonstrated by Cleaver (2), when he identified a defect in the pathway of excision repair among patients with Xeroderma Pigmentosum.
33) It has been associated with systemic conditions such as FAM-M syndrome, xeroderma pigmentosum and neurofibromatosis.
Three malignant-tissue diagnoses were made during the mission, including an infiltrating ductal carcinoma of the breast, a chondroblastic osteosarcoma of the femur, and an orbital squamous cell carcinoma in a patient with xeroderma pigmentosum.
First, oral retinoids have been used with great success to prevent skin cancers in populations who are at high-risk, such as patients with xeroderma pigmentosum and immunosuppressed patients.
Akan M, Yildirim S, Avci G, Akoz T: Xeroderma pigmentosum with a giant cutaneous horn.