|FOLLOW-UP "Q & A ringworm"
Jun 18, 2009
Thank you so much for that detailed response, I truly appreciate it. I just wanted to know if it is seen more in ARS or advanced HIV/AIDS. I would assumer advanced HIV/AIDS because of the immune system getting lowered.
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| Response from Dr. Frascino
All fungal infectious including ringworm could be seen more frequently in anyone who is immunocompromised or immunodeficient from any cause. The other difference in immunosuppressed/immunocompromised/immunodeficient patients is that fungal infections can be more extensive, severe and difficult to treat.
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