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    Hydroa vacciniforme. Diagnosis by repetitive ultraviolet-A phototesting.
    Arch Dermatol 1986 Nov;122(11):1310-3
    Hydroa vacciniforme is a rare disorder manifested in early childhood by recurrent photoinduced vesicles that heal with scarring. We report a case in which repetitive exposures to artificial ultraviolet light in the A range reproduced the clinical findings induced by natural sunlight. Phototesting may be viewed as an important diagnostic aid, as the induction of lesions clinically identical to hydroa vacciniforme can provide a reliable criterion for the diagnosis. Read More