Xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) patient leaflets

 

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every two years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Genetic testing for Xeroderma pigmentosum

Description:
This leaflet explains more about genetic testing for XP including the benefits, risks and any alternatives.

Transition from child to adult services for people with xeroderma pigmentosum (XP)

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the transition programme for people with xeroderma pigmentosum (XP). The XP transition programme is the planned and supported move of the care for young people with XP from the children's XP service to the adult XP service.

Vitamin D and xeroderma pigmentosum

Description:
This leaflet explains what vitamin D is and what it does in the body, and how your vitamin D levels get tested and what you can do if they are too low.

Xeroderma pigmentosum

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer some of the questions you might have about Xeroderma Pigmentosum (XP), including what it is, its signs and symptoms and the available treatments.

Xeroderma pigmentosum - Using an ultraviolet (UV) meter

Description:
The leaflet aims to answer your questions about how an ultraviolet (UV) meter can be used to assess how much UV you are being exposed to if you have Xeroderma pigmentosum (XP).

Xeroderma pigmentosum clinic

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the national xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) multidisciplinary clinic at St Thomas' Hospital.

XP - When a child with xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) is starting at your school

Description:
This leaflet aims to give teachers more information about XP, offer guidance on how to make the school environment safe for a child with XP and outline the general support needed by all children with XP.
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