Hydroa Vacciniforme Questions & Answers

Updated: Aug 05, 2019
  • Author: Gregory Toy; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is hydroa vacciniforme (HV)?

What is the pathophysiology of hydroa vacciniforme (HV)?

What causes hydroa vacciniforme (HV)?

What is the prevalence of hydroa vacciniforme (HV)?

What are the sexual predilections of hydroa vacciniforme (HV)?

Which age groups have the highest prevalence of hydroa vacciniforme (HV)?

What is the prognosis of hydroa vacciniforme (HV)?

What is included in patient education about hydroa vacciniforme (HV)?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of hydroa vacciniforme (HV)?

What sites in the body are primarily affected by hydroa vacciniforme (HV)?

Which skin findings are characteristic of hydroa vacciniforme (HV)?

Which ocular findings are characteristic of hydroa vacciniforme (HV)?

What are the less common signs and symptoms of hydroa vacciniforme (HV)?

What are the signs and symptoms of severe hydroa vacciniforme (HV)?

What are the possible complications of hydroa vacciniforme (HV)?

DDX

Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of hydroa vacciniforme (HV)?

What are the differential diagnoses for Hydroa Vacciniforme?

Workup

Which lab tests are performed in the workup of hydroa vacciniforme (HV)?

What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of hydroa vacciniforme (HV)?

What is the role of phototesting in the workup of hydroa vacciniforme (HV)?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of hydroa vacciniforme (HV)?

Treatment

How is hydroa vacciniforme (HV) treated?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with hydroa vacciniforme (HV)?

Which dietary modification are used in the treatment of treatment of hydroa vacciniforme (HV)?

Which activity modification are used in the treatment of treatment of hydroa vacciniforme (HV)?

How is hydroa vacciniforme (HV) prevented?

What is included in the long-term monitoring of hydroa vacciniforme (HV)?

Medications

What is the role of medications in the treatment of hydroa vacciniforme (HV)?

Which medications in the drug class Antivirals, Other are used in the treatment of Hydroa Vacciniforme?

Which medications in the drug class Psoralens are used in the treatment of Hydroa Vacciniforme?

Which medications in the drug class Carotenoids are used in the treatment of Hydroa Vacciniforme?

Which medications in the drug class Antimalarials are used in the treatment of Hydroa Vacciniforme?