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hydroa

 [hi-dro´ah]
a vesicular or bullous eruption.
hydroa vaccinifor´me a vesicular and bullous eruption, which may be preceded by pruritus and burning sensation, having a tendency to recur each summer during childhood on sun-exposed areas of the skin.

hy·dro·a

(hī-drō'ă),
Any vesicular or bullous eruption.
Synonym(s): hidroa
[hydro + G. ōon, egg]

hydroa

/hy·droa/ (hi-dro´ah) a vesicular eruption with intense itching and burning on skin exposed to sunlight.

hydroa

[hīdrō′ə]
Etymology: Gk, hydor + oon, egg
an unusual vesicular and bullous skin condition of childhood that recurs each summer after exposure to sunlight, sometimes accompanied by itching lichenification and scars. It usually disappears soon after puberty. Treatment includes use of sunscreen and avoidance of exposure to sunlight.
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Hydroa vacciniforme

hy·dro·a

(hī-drō'ă)
Any bullous eruption.
[hydro + G. ōon, egg]
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Pathogenic link between hydroa vacciniforme and Epstein-Barr virus-associated hematologic disorders.
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Ocular findings as a presenting sign of hydroa vacciniforme.
Hydroa vacciniforme with unusually severe scar formation: diagnosis by repetitive UVA phototesting.
A case of hydroa vacciniforme with unusually ear mutilation.
Epstein-Barr virus-associated peripheral T-cell lymphoma in adults with hydroa vacciniforme-like lesions.
Hydroa vacciniforme: induction of lesions with ultraviolet A.
Quality of life assessment and disease experience of patient members of a web-based hydroa vacciniforme support group.