Erythema Elevatum Diutinum in an HIV-Positive Patient
August 2003 | Volume 2 | Issue 4 | Case Reports | 411 | Copyright © August 2003
Hanna Kim, MD
A 53-year old man with HIV infection and hepatitis C infection presented with multiple, firm nodules on the
hands and ankles. Erythema elevatum diutinum is a rare, chronic cutaneous vasculitis that may be associated
with hematologic, autoimmune, and infectious diseases, which include HIV infection. First-line therapy
includes dapsone, as well as treatment of any underlying cause or infection.