A Rare Skin Manifestation in a Patient With Human Immunodeficiency Virus: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Nabil Braiteh, Abraham Tareq Yacoub, Sama Alchalabi, Rosa Solis, Neha Kumar, Christine Fenlon


Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in association with autoimmune bullous disease is a very rare entity, and the pathophysiology remains uncertain. We present a case of a 65-year-old African-American female with HIV who developed a single skin lesion on her face. Subsequently, she developed multiple blistering skin lesions throughout her body. Skin biopsy of the blistering lesions revealed bullous pemphigoid.

J Med Cases. 2017;8(11):347-350
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2799w


Bullous pemphigoid; Human immunodeficiency virus; Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

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