Cutaneous malakoplakia in an HIV-positive patient

Savant, S. R.; Amladi, S. T.; Kangle, S. D.; Wadhwa, S. L.; Nayak, C. S.
June 2007
International Journal of STD & AIDS;Jun2007, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p435
Academic Journal
Malakoplakia is an uncommon granulomatous infectious disease that is found primarily in the genitourinary tract, but may rarely involve the skin. We report a case of cutaneous malakoplakia in an HIV-positive patient diagnosed on the basis of Michaelis–Gutman bodies. The patient presented with ulcers, draining sinuses and tender papules and nodules mainly on perigenital area, buttocks and right thigh.


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