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Clinical Practice  |   February 1993
Skin manifestations of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV): Part 2. Noninfectious skin manifestations
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Clinical Practice   |   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 mvoinfected individuals, as well as their optimal management.