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Med Arch. 2012; 66(3): 211-212

An Unusual Case of Hydroa Vacciniforme with Ocular Involvement

Seydi Okumuş, Erol Coskun, Gazi Çömez, Zülal Erbağcı, Ayşegül Çömez, İbrahim Erbağcı.


Hydroa vacciniforme (HV) is a sporadic, rare and idiopathic chronic photodermatosis characterized by recurrent vesicles and crust formation on a sun-exposed skin, typically resulting in vacciniform or varioliform scarring. Herein, we report on a 18-year-old boy who presented with rare ocular involvement in HV.

Key words: hydroa vacciniforme, corneal opacities, conjunctival hypremia.

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