n South African Medical Journal - A tale of two viruses : continuing medical education - case report

Volume 105, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



A 30-year-old woman presented to Tshepong Hospital, Klerksdorp, South Africa, with a history of rash with papules and pustules, which started on her face and spread to her entire body. There was a typical varicella lesion on the trunk. She was newly diagnosed as HIV-positive and was not yet on antiretroviral therapy.

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