[Cutaneous and Oral Manifestations in HIV-infected Children and adults--169 Cases]

Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi. Jul-Sep 2003;107(3):565-9.
[Article in Romanian]


The aim of the study was to evaluate cutaneous and oral manifestations in infected HIV patients.

Materials and methods: We retrospectively analyzed 169 cases admitted in Infectiouse Disease Department of Iaşi in 2001-2002 period.

Results: Cutaneous and oral manifestations were: candidiasis (99 cases), herpes virus infectious (36 cases), scabies and straphylococcal/streptococcal skin disease (26 cases), prurigo nodularis, psoriasis and verruca vulgaris (9 cases). Children of 0-13 year old group was 75.73 percent. Classification of HIV infection was related with CD4 count for 166 cases. Twelve cases with oral pharyngitis candidiasis, scabies and streptococcal skin diseases was 2-3 recurrent episodes of manifestations. Etiotrop treatment was associated with HAART therapy.

Conclusions: Cutaneous and oral manifestations are occurred frequently in HIV infected patients, with a various etiology, but the severity, persistence and its evolution did not evaluate.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections / drug therapy
  • AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections / etiology*
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Antiretroviral Therapy, Highly Active
  • Candidiasis, Oral / etiology
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Female
  • HIV Infections / complications*
  • HIV Infections / drug therapy
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Male
  • Mouth Diseases / drug therapy
  • Mouth Diseases / etiology*
  • Prurigo / etiology
  • Psoriasis / etiology
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Scabies / etiology
  • Skin Diseases, Infectious / drug therapy
  • Skin Diseases, Infectious / etiology*
  • Stomatitis, Herpetic / etiology
  • Streptococcal Infections / etiology
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Warts / etiology