Published in AIDS Weekly and Law, September 7th, 2006
According to a recently published report from Australia, "A 41-year-old HIV-positive man presented with a 2-month history of a generalized pruritic rash, which had started on his feet.
"Patch testing made a diagnosis of allergic contact dermatitis to the textile dye basic red 46, likely to have been present in his dark-blue-colored socks. Complete resolution of his symptoms occurred with avoidance of these socks."
"The patient had developed allergic contact dermatitis with a low CD4 T lymphocyte count of 361 cells/mcL (normal range 410-1545...
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