HIV-Related Skin Disease in the Era of Antiretroviral Therapy: Recognition and Management

Khatiya Chelidze, Cristina Thomas, Aileen Yenting Chang, Esther Ellen Freeman

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Antiretroviral therapy (ART) has revolutionized the treatment and prognosis of people living with HIV (PLHIV). With increased survival and improved overall health, PLHIV are experiencing dermatologic issues both specific to HIV and common to the general population. In this new era of ART, it is crucial for dermatologists to have a strong understanding of the broad range of cutaneous disease and treatment options in this unique population. In this review, we outline the most common skin diseases in PLHIV, including HIV-associated malignancies, inflammatory conditions, and infections, and focus on the role of ART in altering epidemiology, clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment of cutaneous conditions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)423-442
Number of pages20
JournalAmerican Journal of Clinical Dermatology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 1 2019
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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