[Leishmaniasis and rheumatoid nodulosis in a patient with HIV infection].

  title={[Leishmaniasis and rheumatoid nodulosis in a patient with HIV infection].},
  author={Irene Garc{\'i}a-R{\'i}o and E Daud{\'e}n and Marta Ballestero-D{\'i}ez and J. Fraga and Amaro Garc{\'i}a-D{\'i}ez},
  journal={Actas dermo-sifiliograficas},
  volume={101 2},
We describe the case of a 44-year-old homosexual man diagnosed with HIV infection and visceral leishmaniasis. He presented nodules on the dorsum of the hands. Histological study of one of the nodules revealed necrobiotic palisading granulomas with abundant Leishmania amastigotes within the histiocytes and in the adjacent extracellular space. Tissue and peripheral blood cultures were positive for Leishmania infantum, zymodeme MON-24. A biopsy of healthy skin did not reveal the presence of… CONTINUE READING


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