Sporotrichosis in the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

James C. Shaw, Wendy Levinson, Anthony Montanaro

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Abstract

Kaposi's sarcoma and disseminated sporotrichosis of the skin and joints developed simultaneously in a homosexual man with antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus. There was no identified source of exposure to Sporothrix organisms. Sporotrichosis may be a presenting opportunistic infection associated with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and tends to be disseminated at the time of diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1145-1147
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume21
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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