Document Type : Case Report



Hydroa vacciniforme (HV) is a rare acquired photodermatosis, usually with onset in childhood and characterized by vesicles, crust and scar formation that follow exposure to sunlight.Vacciniform scars of face and dorsa of the hands are common features but oral ulcer and eye signs also rarely occur. It usually resolves before adult age. A rare manifestation of the disease would be persistence until adult age which is presented in this report.