- Karen Koch
South Afr J HIV Med 2017 31;18(1):676. Epub 2017 Aug 31.
Wits University Donald Gordon Medical Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Photosensitive disorders are common, affecting up to 5% of HIV-positive patients. HIV itself induces photosensitivity but photoaggravated drug reactions, porphyria cutanea tarda and nutritional disorders such as pellagra are also more common in patients with HIV. In South Africa, actinic lichenoid leukomelanoderma of HIV is a unique photosensitive disorder which is associated with advanced HIV. Read More