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    Antiviral treatment of a boy with EBV-associated hydroa vacciniforme.

    BMJ Case Rep 2014 Nov 24;2014. Epub 2014 Nov 24.
    Department of Dermatology and Allergy Centre, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark.
    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.
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