Langvarigt udslæt som følge af cytomegalovirus-infektion hos immunkompetente patienter

Marianne Hald, Tonny Karlsmark, Gregor B.E. Jemec

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    Abstrakt

    Human cytomegalovirus (CMV) is the cause of a congenital infection which can lead to birth defects. It is an opportunistic infection that is associated with serious illness and can cause various dermatological disorders under immunosuppressed conditions. Non-immunosuppressed individuals infected with CMV are most typically subclinical and asymptomatic. We describe two cases in which adult non-immunocompromised patients with a serologically verified CMV infection developed either a flare-up of their pre-existing atopic dermatitis or a viral rash. The causative infection was suspected due to transiently elevated ASAT and alkaline phosphatase levels, and the virally induced skin disease waned in parallel with the resolution of the CMV infection.

    Bidragets oversatte titelDermatological disorders as sequelae of infection with human cytomegalovirus
    OriginalsprogDansk
    Sider (fra-til)296-298
    Antal sider3
    TidsskriftUgeskrift for laeger
    Vol/bind167
    Udgave nummer3
    StatusUdgivet - 17 jan. 2005

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