• Acute cytomegalovirus infection was associated with two episodes of morbilliform eruption in a patient receiving ampicillin therapy. Shortly after the eruption cleared, the patient died. Histologic examination of the skin indicated a cytomegalovirus infection of the vascular endothelium with luminal obliteration, stasis, vasculitis, and thrombus formation.
(Arch Dermatol 1981;117:282-284)
Lin C, Penha PD, Krishnan MN, Zak FG. Cytomegalic Inclusion Disease of the Skin. Arch Dermatol. 1981;117(5):282-284. doi:10.1001/archderm.1981.01650050038018