#14 – Xeroderma Pigmentosum a.k.a “The Vampire Disease”
There are people out there who can’t spend a minute out in the sun due to the illness called Xeroderma Pigmentosum. This disease makes the skin of its sufferers burn and form blisters from even the slightest exposure to the sun’s rays. Approximately one in a million people will be diagnosed with this devastating disease.
This disease is the result of abnormal functioning of nucleotide excision repair enzymes.