HV

(redirected from hydroa vacciniforme)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical.
Related to hydroa vacciniforme: chronic actinic dermatitis

HV

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for Upper Volta before it changed its name to Burkina Faso. This was the code used in international transactions to and from bank accounts in Upper Volta.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Upper Volta. This was used as an international standard for shipping to Upper Volta.

In both cases, the code is obsolete.
References in periodicals archive ?
Hydroa vacciniforme: diagnosis by repetitive ultraviolet-A phototesting.
Hydroa vacciniforme is a rare chronic photodermatosis with unknown cause in which lesions appear with exposure to sun.
The incidence of hydroa vacciniforme is approximately 0.34/100 000 and it has been reported equaly in both genders.
In treatment of hydroa vacciniforme, protection from sun is essential.
Hydroa vacciniforme: A clinical and follow-up study of 17 cases.
Epstein-Barr virus causes infectious mononucleosis and is associated with several benign and malignant conditions, including Burkitt lymphoma, nasopharyngeal carcinoma, posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorders, Kikuchi histiocytic necrotizing lymphadenitis, hydroa vacciniforme, Gianotti-Crosti syndrome, and oral hairy leukoplakia.