Cutaneous manifestations of human immunodeficiency virus – A clinical update.
Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2015 Mar;17(3):464.
Altman K1, Vanness E, Westergaard RP.
1Department of Dermatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health, Madison, WI, USA.
Dermatologic diseases are common in the HIV-infected population. Many of the cutaneous diseases are not unique to this group, but the presentation can be more severe.
Although the introduction of antiretroviral therapy has been followed by a decline in many of the skin diseases associated with HIV, drug reactions and other non-infectious skin conditions have increased.
This article reviews the current spectrum of HIV-associated skin conditions, focusing on common complaints, infections, drug-associated toxicity and malignancies.