- •Talaromycosis is an important opportunistic infection in patients living with HIV.
- •Molluscum-like lesions is a common skin lesion found in patients with talaromycosis.
- •Patients with cryptococcosis and histoplasmosis can also manifest similar lesions.
- •Physicians must be aware of talaromycosis in patients who lived in endemic area.
- •Returned traveler with typical skin lesion must be evaluated for talaromycosis.
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