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 contribution||Necrotizing vasculitis induced by cytomegalovirus in a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Annales de Dermatologie et de Venereologie|
|Publication status||Published - 1994|
- cutaneous necrotizing vasculitis
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