Marked on the skin

dermatological lesions in hiv/aids patients: an integrative review

Authors

  • Pâmela Monique Campos Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
  • Dagmar Elaine Kaiser Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
  • Êrica Rosalba Mallmann Duarte Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
  • Alcindo Antônio Ferla Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
  • Potiguara de Oliveira Paz Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
  • Dóris Baratz Menegon

Keywords:

skin manifestations, HIV, nursing care

Abstract

Introduction: Knowledge of professional practice is relevant to provide studies concerning the integral assistance to persons living with HIV/AIDS. This knowledge aims at a differential care that meet the needs of each patient and confidence in procedures, elucidating doubts on the drug treatment and appropriate care of each type of skin lesion that may arise during their lives, allowing greater awareness of their health, mainly concerning the stigmatization of the scars marked on their skin. Objective: To know the skin lesions described in scientific articles affecting the HIV/AIDS patients. Methods: Integrative review with research into MEDLINE, Biblioteca Virtual em Saúde and Scientific Eletronic Library Online databases’ articles between 2010 and 2016. Results: Nine articles were selected, and three categories emerged from the Thematic Content Analysis: dermatological lesions in HIV/AIDS patients; benefits of antiretroviral therapy and possible dermatological reactions; dermatological lesions care. Conclusion: The main dermatological lesions in HIV/ AIDS patients described in the scientific articles were the following: pruritic papular eruptions; Kaposi’s Sarcoma lesions; mucocutaneous eruptions and ulcerations; Molluscum Contagiosum lesions; Psoriasis lesions; rashes due to drug interactions; maculopapular eruptions, urticarias and hyperpigmentation of cutaneous attachments as adverse reactions to antiretrovirals; and erythematous papules.

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Author Biographies

Pâmela Monique Campos, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – Porto Alegre (RS), Brazil.

Dagmar Elaine Kaiser, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – Porto Alegre (RS), Brazil.

Êrica Rosalba Mallmann Duarte, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – Porto Alegre (RS), Brazil.

Alcindo Antônio Ferla, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – Porto Alegre (RS), Brazil.

Potiguara de Oliveira Paz, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – Porto Alegre (RS), Brazil.

Dóris Baratz Menegon

Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre – Porto Alegre (RS), Brazil.

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Published

2018-07-02

How to Cite

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Campos PM, Kaiser DE, Duarte Êrica RM, Ferla AA, Paz P de O, Menegon DB. Marked on the skin: dermatological lesions in hiv/aids patients: an integrative review. DST [Internet]. 2018 Jul. 2 [cited 2024 May 28];30(2):66-72. Available from: https://www.bjstd.org/revista/article/view/827

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