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Hidradenitis suppurativa in AIDS.

Khambhati R, Singhal P, Marfatia YS - Indian J Sex Transm Dis (2010)

Bottom Line: Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a disorder of the terminal follicular epithelium in the apocrine gland-bearing skin, characterized by comedo-like follicular occlusion, chronic relapsing inflammation, mucopurulent discharge, and progressive scarring.In this study, we report a case of 35-year-old HIV-positive man with recurrent nodular skin lesions with foul smelling discharge over face, gluteal region, thighs, and axilla.This case is unique because of its association with HIV leading to atypical manifestations and therapeutic challenges.

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Affiliation: Department of Skin VD, Government Medical College and SSG Hospital, Vadodara, India.

ABSTRACT
Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a disorder of the terminal follicular epithelium in the apocrine gland-bearing skin, characterized by comedo-like follicular occlusion, chronic relapsing inflammation, mucopurulent discharge, and progressive scarring. In this study, we report a case of 35-year-old HIV-positive man with recurrent nodular skin lesions with foul smelling discharge over face, gluteal region, thighs, and axilla. This case is unique because of its association with HIV leading to atypical manifestations and therapeutic challenges.

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Mentions: A 35-year-old man is presented with skin lesions over face, thighs, gluteal region, and axilla [Figures 1–3]. As per the patient, he developed nodular skin lesions with foul smelling discharge over face, gluteal region, thighs, and axilla 2 years back. The lesions progressed to form ulcer and scars. The condition responded partially to antibiotic treatment, and the patient suffered from recurrent lesions. He also complained of diarrhea, prolonged fever, and weight loss >10%. Patient had a history of multiple unsafe sexual exposure. There was no history of genital ulcer or discharge.


Hidradenitis suppurativa in AIDS.

Khambhati R, Singhal P, Marfatia YS - Indian J Sex Transm Dis (2010)

Nodules over face
© Copyright Policy - open-access
Related In: Results  -  Collection

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getmorefigures.php?uid=PMC3140150&req=5

Figure 0003: Nodules over face
Mentions: A 35-year-old man is presented with skin lesions over face, thighs, gluteal region, and axilla [Figures 1–3]. As per the patient, he developed nodular skin lesions with foul smelling discharge over face, gluteal region, thighs, and axilla 2 years back. The lesions progressed to form ulcer and scars. The condition responded partially to antibiotic treatment, and the patient suffered from recurrent lesions. He also complained of diarrhea, prolonged fever, and weight loss >10%. Patient had a history of multiple unsafe sexual exposure. There was no history of genital ulcer or discharge.

Bottom Line: Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a disorder of the terminal follicular epithelium in the apocrine gland-bearing skin, characterized by comedo-like follicular occlusion, chronic relapsing inflammation, mucopurulent discharge, and progressive scarring.In this study, we report a case of 35-year-old HIV-positive man with recurrent nodular skin lesions with foul smelling discharge over face, gluteal region, thighs, and axilla.This case is unique because of its association with HIV leading to atypical manifestations and therapeutic challenges.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Skin VD, Government Medical College and SSG Hospital, Vadodara, India.

ABSTRACT
Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a disorder of the terminal follicular epithelium in the apocrine gland-bearing skin, characterized by comedo-like follicular occlusion, chronic relapsing inflammation, mucopurulent discharge, and progressive scarring. In this study, we report a case of 35-year-old HIV-positive man with recurrent nodular skin lesions with foul smelling discharge over face, gluteal region, thighs, and axilla. This case is unique because of its association with HIV leading to atypical manifestations and therapeutic challenges.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus