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Skin slide question

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A 41 year old man with history of drug abuse presented with a skin lesion on his right leg. Histopathologic examination showed the slide below.

Purple Pink Violet Magenta Liquid

What is the likely cause of this condition?

A- Human herpesvirus 8
B- Human Immunodeficiency virus
C- JC virus
D- Human Papilloma virus
E- Herpessimplex virus type I
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Not sure about the slide but it sounds like HHV8
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