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IP Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dermatology

Varioliform Scarring in a Young Adult- Revisiting Hydroavacciniforme

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

Volume : 1

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2581-4729

Print ISSN : 2581-4710

Article First Page : 42

Article End Page : 44


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.