A 60-year-old homosexual man presented to the outpatient clinic with a 3-day history of facial rash associated with pain. The rash did not affect any other part of the body. He was not currently taking any immunosuppressive medication. What’s your diagnosis?
Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome is seen in some HIV-infected patients soon after initiation of antiretroviral therapy. The syndrome can "unmask" dormant opportunistic infections or aggravate existing infections.
Long-term highly-active antiretroviral therapy can be associated with disturbing morphologic and metabolic changes. Nevaripine is added to three HAART regimens in this study to evaluate any mitigating effects.
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A 58-year-old man asks about this painless lesion on his left third digit. It does not itch, burn, or sting and there are no other similar lesions. He had a history of basal cell carcinoma on the arm and several more recent actinic keratoses on his scalp. What’s your diagnosis?