[Clinical Picture] Human monkeypox virus infection in an immunocompromised man: trial with tecovirimat

A 37-year-old man attended our hospital with a 1-week history of fever, chills, headaches, sore throat, generalised malaise, and a rash on his arms, legs, trunk, and in his groin. The patient also reported significant pain and discomfort in his rectum when defecating. He had a history of HIV and metastatic Kaposi sarcoma; secondary syphilis, which had been treated; and hypertension. He was prescribed the following medications: emtricitabine-tenofovir, doravarine, darunavir-cobicistat, and hydrochlorothiazide.