Epidermodysplasia-verruciformis-like eruption associated with gamma-papillomavirus infection in a patient with adult T-cell leukemia.

@article{Kawai2009EpidermodysplasiaverruciformislikeEA,
  title={Epidermodysplasia-verruciformis-like eruption associated with gamma-papillomavirus infection in a patient with adult T-cell leukemia.},
  author={Kazuhiro Kawai and Nagayasu Egawa and Tohru Kiyono and Takuro Kanekura},
  journal={Dermatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={219 3},
  pages={274-8}
}
Epidermodysplasia verruciformis (EV) is a genodermatosis characterized by widespread and persistent cutaneous lesions caused by beta-papillomaviruses. Rare cases of acquired EV-like eruption associated with beta-papillomavirus infection have been reported in immunosuppressed patients. We report a case of acquired EV-like eruption in an immunosuppressed patient with adult T-cell leukemia. The cutaneous lesions clinically resembled pityriasis versicolor and exhibited the typical histological… CONTINUE READING