Ann Dermatol.  1989 Jul;1(2):83-86. 10.5021/ad.1989.1.2.83.

Hydroa Vacciniforme

Abstract

Hydroa vacciniforme is a very rare photosensitivity disorder. The primary skin lesion is a vesicle or bulla which then heals with vacciniform scarring. We report a case of hydroa vacciniforme recurred after 3 years period of quiescence in a 20 year-old man who had had history of the disease from the age of two. The duplication of the natural lesion, clinically and histologically, was successfully made by artificial UV-A irradiation on the patient's back.

Keyword

Hydroa vacciniforme; Phototest
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