VASCULITE NECROSANTE PRODUITE PAR LE CYTOMEGALOVIRUS CHEZ UNE MALADE ATTEINTE DU SYNDROME D'IMMUNODEFICIENCE ACQUISE

Translated title of the contribution: Necrotizing vasculitis induced by cytomegalovirus in a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

G. Ghigliotti, A. Canessa, A. Pastorino, G. Mazzarello, R. De Marchi, C. Gambini

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Abstract

Introduction. Skin lesions induced by cytomegalovirus are rare and usually non-characteristic. Case report. A 32-year-old woman with AIDS developed about twenty unpainful ulceronecrotic lesions on the extension about twenty unpainful ulceronecrotic lesions on the extension aspect of the members and the trunk. Histology examination and in situ hybridization favoured cytomegalovirus infection of the skin. Discussion: Despite the exceptional nature of this case, this particular clinical presentation should be recognized as it could be useful for early diagnosis of cytomegalovirus infection in immunodepressed subjects.

Translated title of the contributionNecrotizing vasculitis induced by cytomegalovirus in a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)820-822
Number of pages3
JournalAnnales de Dermatologie et de Venereologie
Volume121
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1994

Keywords

  • AIDS
  • cutaneous necrotizing vasculitis
  • cytomegalovirus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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