Antiviral treatment of a boy with EBV-associated hydroa vacciniforme

Anja Pahlow Mose, Niels Fisker, Ole Clemmensen, Anette Bygum

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Hydroa vacciniforme is one of the rarest forms of photosensitivity disorders of the skin. Effective treatment options are scarce and mainly constitute of strict sun protection. Lately, hydroa vacciniforme has been associated with Epstein-Barr virus infection. We present a patient with hydroa vacciniforme and concomitant previous/chronic Epstein-Barr virus infection. In this case, antiviral treatment was successful.

Original languageEnglish
JournalBMJ Case Reports
Publication statusPublished - 24. Nov 2014


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