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Image Number 234 (Hydroa vacciniforme)


Diagnosis: Hydroa vacciniforme

Site: Cheek

Sex: F

Age: 18

Type: Clinical

Description: Vesicles and punched out erosions

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis

History: This young girl  presented with several years history of developing a recurrent eruption comprised of multiple vesicles, punched out erosions and crusts on the sunexposed areas.   Hydroa vacciniforme usually resolves spontaneously in  childhood but this was an example of persistent HV.

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