Infectious Disease Online
Cutaneous Infections and Infestations:
Viral infections of the skin are of increasing clinical importance, particularly in patients who are immunocompromised.
A list of important cutaneous viral lesions:
Poxviridae: Clusters of poxviruses can be identified in hematoxylin and eosin-stained sections as intracytoplasmic eosinophilic inclusions.
Human herpesvirus -6
Human herpes virus -7
Human herpes virus -8
Papovaviridae: These are DNA viruses. In dermatopathology Human papilloma viruse (HPV) is the only important virus in this group.
It produces various types of warts on different part of the skin.
Other viral diseases:
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