HV


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HV

Abbreviation for half-value.

HV

Abbreviation for:
haemorrhgic vasculitis
half value
hallux valgus
hantavirus
Health Visitor, see there 
healthy volunteer
hepatic vein
hepatitis virus
high viscosity
high volume
highly virulent
home visit 
hospital visit
hyaline vascular
hypersensitivity vasculitis
hypervariable
hyperventilation
hypervolemic

hydroa

(hī-drō′ă) [L. hydroa, fr Gr. hidrōia, prickly heat]
Any bullous skin eruption.

hydroa vacciniforme

Abbreviation: HV
A vesicular rash that heals with crusting and scarring of sun-exposed regions of the skin. HV is a rare disease, typically occurring in children under 10. The rash heals with scars that resemble skin vaccination scars. HV may be prevented by wearing protective clothing or by using sunscreens.

hydroa vacciniforme

Abbreviation: HV
A vesicular rash that heals with crusting and scarring of sun-exposed regions of the skin. HV is a rare disease, typically occurring in children under 10. The rash heals with scars that resemble skin vaccination scars. HV may be prevented by wearing protective clothing or by using sunscreens.
See also: hydroa