Derm Dx: Desquamating full-body rash in HIV-positive patient

A patient, aged 50 years, presented with complaints of a full body desquamating skin rash that had lasted several weeks. He had been an inpatient for over a month with treatment-resistant diarrhea and failure to thrive.

The patient had been diagnosed with HIV/AIDS prior to presentation, and after a prolonged hospital course was found to have cytomegalovirus (CMV) colitis, confirmed ...