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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In both cases, the code is obsolete.
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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.
In treatment of hydroa vacciniforme, protection from sun is essential.
The association of latent Epstein-Barr virus infection with hydroa vacciniforme.
Pathogenic link between hydroa vacciniforme and Epstein-Barr virus-associated hematologic disorders.