Friday, 9 September 2011

Vesicular- erosive lesions


  • Other conditions like recurrent apthous stomatitis, erythema multiforme & lichenoid reactions may occur in HIV patients
  • They are reflections of immune dysfunction. Report says pituitary suppresses the reduced host cortisone production, might account for this lesion
Treatment
  • Short-term dosage of corticosteroids
  • Topical corticosteroid cream or gel, dexamethasone rinse
  • Short term topical tetracycline.
  • Rarely systemic antibody or metronidazole.
  • Thalidomide for chronic resistance ulcer.

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