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.