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Case of the month #3

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Case presentation:

A 57-year-old man from Tanzania presented with a 2-months history of multiple papules and subcutaneous nodules arising on the face, trunk and extremities (Figs 1a – c), accompanied by a diffuse, scaly rash. The patient’s HIV status was not known. A complete blood count showed a differential analysis with 47.8 percent neutrophils, 29.9 percent lymphocytes, 9.8 percent monocytes, and 11.4 percent eosinophils. A biopsy was taken from the lesions on the face.


Fig. 1a Fig. 1b Fig. 1c


Fig. 2a Fig. 2b Fig. 2c Fig. 2d


This case has been presented by Drs. S. Kaddu and G. Mulyowa


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See also:

case of the month #1
case of the month #2
case of the month #3
case of the month #4