hydroa vacciniforme

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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 vac·ci·ni·for·'me

a recurrent eruption of erythema evolving to umbilicated bullae, occurring on exposure to the sun and affecting chiefly male children with resolution before adult life. In severe cases, hand and face deformities and corneal opacity may develop.

hy·dro·a vac·ci·ni·for·me

(hī-drō'ă vak-sin-i-fōr'mē)
A recurrent eruption of erythema evolving to umbilicated bullae, occurring on exposure to the sun and affecting chiefly male children with resolution before adult life.

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
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