Hydroa Vacciniforme - A Case Report / Hydroa vacciniforme - prikaz slučaja

Iva Maširević, Biljana Marenović, Svetlana Popadić, Miloš Nikolić
2012 Serbian Journal of Dermatology and Venereology  
Hydroa vacciniforme is a rare, idiopathic, chronic photodermatosis that usually begins in childhood and resolves spontaneously in early adulthood. It is characterized by appearance of vesicles on sun-exposed areas. The vesicles crust and heal within one to six weeks, leaving vacciniform/varioliform scars. We report an 11-year-old boy with a 5-year history of recurrent blisters on sun-exposed areas that deteriorated each summer. He was treated with antimalarials, topical photoprotective agents,
more » ... protective agents, sun avoidance, dietary fish oil and supplementary doses of vitamin D3. Strict adherence to the regimen resulted in remission.
doi:10.2478/v10249-012-0007-6 fatcat:25bocrx525dqda4kvyx6xb2oxu