Pathogenic link between hydroa vacciniforme and Epstein-Barr virus-associated hematologic disorders.

@article{Iwatsuki2006PathogenicLB,
  title={Pathogenic link between hydroa vacciniforme and Epstein-Barr virus-associated hematologic disorders.},
  author={K Iwatsuki and Masataka Satoh and Takenobu Yamamoto and Takashi Oono and Shin Morizane and Mikio Ohtsuka and Zi-gang Xu and Daisuke Suzuki and Kazuhide Tsuji},
  journal={Archives of dermatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={142 5},
  pages={587-95}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the pathogenic association of latent Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infections with both typical hydroa vacciniforme (HV) and severe HV-like eruptions, and to survey the complications and outcomes of patients. DESIGN Case series. PATIENTS Twenty-nine patients with HV or severe HV-like eruptions. INTERVENTIONS In situ hybridization and immunostaining of biopsy specimens; extraction of DNA samples from cutaneous lesions and/or peripheral blood mononuclear cells for EBV DNA… CONTINUE READING