Xeroderma

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Medical Definition of Xeroderma

Xeroderma: Abnormally dry skin. Xeroderma can be caused by a deficiency of vitamin A, systemic illness (such as hypothyroidism or Sjogren's syndrome), overexposure to sunlight, and medication. Xeroderma can usually be addressed with the use of over-the-counter topical preparations.


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Reviewed on 3/19/2012

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