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  1. No treatment needed unless itchy
  2. UVB in first week of eruption (5 exposures) may help pruritis
  3. Antihistaminics and mild topical corticosteroids may be given.
Summary of Cutaneous Manifestations of HIV Infection
  1. Infections
    1. Fungal
      1. Candidiasis
      2. Systemic mycosis
        Penicillium marneffei, Aspergillus, Cryptococcosis, Histoplasmosis, Sporotrichosis
      3. Superficial mycosis
        Dermatophytosis, Pityriasis versicolor,
    2. Viral
      Herpes simplex, Herpes zoster and chickenpox, CMV, Condylomata acuminata and verruca vulgaris
      Molluscum contagiosum, Oral hairy leukoplakia, Acute HIV exanthem
    3. Bacterial
      Staph. and streptococcal infections, Syphilis, Mycobacterial infections, Bacillary (epithelioid) angiomatosis
    4. Protozoan and parasitic
      Amoebiasis cutis, Norwegian scabies
  2. Neoplasms
    1. AIDS-associated Kaposi's sarcoma   
    2. Lymphoma
    3. Squamous cell carcinoma (oral, anorectal)
  3. Miscellaneous
    1. Seborrhoeic dermatitis
    2. Xerosis, acquired ichthyosis and asteatotic eczema
    3. Leukocytoclastic vasculitis
    4. Immune thrombocytopenic purpura
    5. Hyperalgesic pseudothrombophlebitis syndrome
    6. Drug eruption
    7. Pruritic Papular eruption associated with AIDS (PPE)
    8. Folliculitis
    9. Acneiform folliculitis
    10. Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis
  4. Nail and hair disorders
    Yellow nail syndrome,  Onychomycosis
    Idiopathic onycholysis,  Premature greying of hair
    Alopecia areata.

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