APTOPIX Brazil Rare Disease Photo Gallery

In this April 9, 2014 photo, Dr. Sulamita Chaibub assists Djalma Antonio Jardim who has a rare inherited skin disease known as xeroderma pigmentosum, or “XP” at the Hospital Geral de Goias in Goiania, Goias state, Brazil. “I was always exposed to the sun, working, planting and harvesting rice and caring for the cows,” said Jardim. “As the years passed my condition got worse.” (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

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