Pathology of the skin and mucous membranes in children with HIV infection


O.N. Pozdnyakova, S.G. Bychkov, O.B. Nemchaninova, T.B. Reshetnikova

1) Novosibirsk State Medical University, Novosibirsk, Russia; 2) Novosibirsk Regional Clinical Dermatovenerological Dispensary, Novosibirsk, Russia
The article is devoted to a review of the literature on modern international views on the pathology of the skin and mucous membranes in children with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. The issues of the prevalence of dermatoses among the peiatric population with HIV infection are emphasized, skin diseases that are most common in this population are presented. The problems of their classification depending on the etiology, as well as the degree of immunosuppression are determine. The features of the clinical course of diseases of the skin and mucous membranes in HIV-infected children are reported. Current trends in the structure of dermatological pathology in pediatric patients taking antiretroviral therapy, its side effects that have a negative effect on the skin and mucous membranes, as well as the most common skin manifestations of the inflammatory syndrome of immune system restoration in the form of viral diseases are discussed.

About the Autors

Corresponding author: Stanislav G. Bychkov, Dermatovenereologist, Novosibirsk Regional Clinical Dermatovenerologic Dispensary, Novosibirsk, Russia;

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