Skin conditions relating to HIV infection

Author: Hon A/Prof Amanda Oakley, Dermatologist, Hamilton, New Zealand. 2003.

Patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV) are prone to a variety of skin problems because of their acquired immunodeficiency. These may be only seen in HIV-infected individuals, or may be common conditions in the general population.

Viral infections
Fungal infections
Bacterial infections
Parasitic infection  
 Arthropod infestations / ectoparasites    
Inflammatory conditions
Malignancies
Other skin problems

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