To the Editor: A 37-year-old man infected with HIV through exposure to men who have sex with men (MSM) presented with a 6-week history of intermittent fevers, patchy alopecia and a widespread brown/grey macular rash involving his face, trunk, abdomen and all limbs, with scaling of the face, palms and soles. He had no symptoms of meningism or visual disturbance, and had a chronic mild intermittent headache with no recent change in frequency or intensity. His most recent CD4 cell count was 70 cells/μL and his HIV viral load was > 100 000 copies/mL.
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