Human immunodeficiency virus infection. Dermatologic perspective.

F Guerra Rodrigo, Ana Guerra Rodrigo

Abstract


High prevalence and atypical cutaneous symptoms, signals and evolution are main characteristics of HIV-associated dermatosis, where infections and neoplasms are quite common. Mostly difficult, diagnosis of skin involvement is important to corroborate the clinical suspicion of HIV infection. In the present work, after a short review on epidemiology, pathogeny and clinical aspects of the HIV infection, main AIDS-related dermatosis are described. The usual clinical patterns and their modifications are reviewed.

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