2004
DOI: 10.1001/archderm.140.10.1199
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Cytomegalovirus Ulcer

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“…There does not seem to be a predilection for the location of these lesions. The anogenital, perineum, heel, scrotum, axilla, or penile regions have all been reported to be involved [ 12 , 20 22 ]. Painful ulceration of the tongue with CMV infection in renal transplant patients has also been reported [ 12 ].…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…There does not seem to be a predilection for the location of these lesions. The anogenital, perineum, heel, scrotum, axilla, or penile regions have all been reported to be involved [ 12 , 20 22 ]. Painful ulceration of the tongue with CMV infection in renal transplant patients has also been reported [ 12 ].…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…The exact morphology of skin lesions associated with CMV is variable, including the literature reports of petechiae, nodules, ulcers, and erosions. There does not seem to be a predilection for a particular location, with reports of ulcers occurring in the perineum and heel [ 14 , 15 ] as well as scrotum and axilla [ 16 ].…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…There is no established guideline for treatment of cutaneous ulcers due to CMV. Treatment strategies have been extrapolated from existing successful treatment of solid organ CMV infections, with IV ganciclovir and oral valganciclovir [ 12 , 14 ].…”
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confidence: 99%
“…Appropriately treated lesions still may require 1-2 months until complete resolution [5]. As serum levels of valganciclovir are equivalent to ganciclovir, it is no surprise that case reports exist of successful cure with valganciclovir alone [7]. …”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%