Clinical Challenge: Painless red bumps on face and body in a man with HIV

by Kristy Fleming, MD

A 30-year-old Guatemalan-born male presents to a tertiary-care hospital center complaining of nausea, fever, diarrhea, cough and new asymptomatic bumps on his forehead.

The lesions had been present for the last few weeks and he was found to have numerous small erythematous papules scattered on his face, chest, back, arms and legs. His past medical history was ...