March 06, 2016
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VIDEO: Dermatologist discusses HIV and HPV-related conditions

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WASHINGTON — In a video perspective from the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Carrie Kovarik, MD, FAAD, discusses HIV and HPV-related conditions.

Kovarik, an associate professor of dermatology, dermatopathology and infectious disease at the University of Pennsylvania, said that she is seeing HPV-related malignancies, including squamous cell carcinoma, in her patients that HIV. She advises dermatologists to conduct full body exams of patients with HIV who have had HPV to try to prevent lesions from becoming malignant.