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Articles  |   February 1993
Skin manifestations of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV): Part 2. Noninfectious skin manifestations
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Articles   |   February 1993
Skin manifestations of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV): Part 2. Noninfectious skin manifestations
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, February 1993, Vol. 93, 223. doi:10.7556/jaoa.1993.93.2.223
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, February 1993, Vol. 93, 223. doi:10.7556/jaoa.1993.93.2.223
Abstract

The incidence of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is rising at an alarming rate. Usually, the first clue that a patient has human immunodeficiency (HIV) infection is the emergence of a skin disease. Early diagnosis and aggressive therapy are vital in the management of these conditions. In Part 1 of this article, the author discussed AIDS-related infectious diseases of the skin. In Part 2, he discusses noninfectious inflammatory diseases, malignant cutaneous neoplasms, and nonclassified skin changes found in HIV-infected individuals, as well as their optimal management.