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Table 2 Features of malnutrition noted in the skin, hair and nails of HIV-positive meningitis patients

From: Skin manifestations of malnutrition in HIV-positive meningitis patients

CharacteristicHIV
Skin
 Skin ulcers%16.4
 Wasting%31.5
 Hyperpigmentation%22.2
 Pellagra%5.6
 Breaks%1.9
Hair
 Brittle%3.7
 Depigmented %1.9
 Alopecia%0
Nails
 Leukonychia%5.6