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Case Number : Case 1011 - 8th May Posted By: Guest

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55 year-old HIV positive female, several month history of itchy papules. This biopsy is from her right cheek.

Case posted by Dr. Hafeez Diwan.


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I would ask for special stains for microorganisms in the first instance.

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Dr. Mona Abdel-Halim

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HIV esinophilic folliculitis after exclusion of fungal infection.

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Robledo F. Rocha

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[color=#000000][font=Arial, sans-serif][size=4]It could be the eosinophilic pustular folliculitis reported by Ofugi. Due to case history of[/size][/font][/color][color=#000000][font=Arial, sans-serif][size=4] HIV immunosuppression[/size][/font][/color][color=#000000][font=Arial, sans-serif][size=4], I think it would be better termed HIV-associated eosinophilic folliculitis.[/size][/font][/color]

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Eman El-Nabarawy

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HIV associated eosinophilic folliculitis.

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Mark A. Hurt MD

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Agree, it looks like Eosinophilic Pustular Folliculitis (actually infundibulitis) of HIV Disease.

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Dr. Hafeez Diwan

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Agreed. Eosinophilic folliculitis. Fungal stains were negative.

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