Varioliform Scarring in a Young Adult- Revisiting Hydroavacciniforme

Author Details : Mahalingam Shashikumar, Periasamy Vasudevan, Jigalikoppa Raghavendra, Aneesa, Priyanka Kumari

Volume : 1, Issue : 1, Year : 2015

Article Page : 42-44

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Hydroa Vacciniforme (HV) is a rare, idiopathic acquired photodermatosis, with onset in childhood characterised by recurrent crops of vesiculopapular eruption that heal with varioliform scarring. The pathogenesis of HV remains unknown. Herein, we presented a case to highlight the importance of this condition as a mimicker of other photodermatosis.

How to cite : Shashikumar M, Vasudevan P, Raghavendra J, Aneesa, Kumari P, Varioliform Scarring in a Young Adult- Revisiting Hydroavacciniforme. IP Indian J Clin Exp Dermatol 2015;1(1):42-44

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