Clin Oncol | Volume 3, Issue 1 | Clinical Image | Open Access

Disseminated Kaposi´S Sarcoma as Primary Manifestation of AIDS

Corti M1*, Correa J1, Nano M2, Saccheri C3, Lewi D4 and Campitelli AL5

1Department of Internal Medicine, Buenos Aires University, Argentina
2Department of Internal Medicine, San José Municipal Hospital, Argentina
3Department of Otholaringology, F.J. Muñiz Infectious Diseases Hospital, Argentina
4Department of Oncology, Fernández J.A. General Hospital, Argentina
5Department of Histopathology and Infectious Diseases, F.J. Muñiz Hospital, Argentina

*Correspondance to: Marcelo Corti 

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Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS) is a polyclonal multifocal disease and the most common neoplasm associated with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection. AIDS-related KS has a variable clinical course, ranging from minimal and localized disease to the skin to a rapidly progressing neoplasm that can involve the mucosal, lymph nodes and visceral with a significant morbidity and mortality. We describe a case of disseminated KS with mucosal and visceral involvement as primary manifestation of AIDS.


Corti M, Correa J, Nano M, Saccheri C, Lewi D, Campitelli AL. Disseminated Kaposi´S Sarcoma as Primary Manifestation of AIDS. Clin Oncol. 2018; 3: 1532.

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