Common superficial fungal infections in patients with AIDS.

@article{Aly1996CommonSF,
  title={Common superficial fungal infections in patients with AIDS.},
  author={Raza Aly and Tim Berger},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={1996},
  volume={22 Suppl 2},
  pages={S128-32}
}
Superficial mycotic infections such as seborrheic dermatitis, tinea pedis, tinea corporis, and onychomycosis are common in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In communities where HIV infections are frequent, some of these clinical presentations serve as markers of the stage of HIV infection. The diagnosis of superficial fungal infection in HIV-positive patients may be difficult because of atypical clinical manifestations. Therefore, to ensure a correct diagnosis, skin… CONTINUE READING

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