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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 43  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 179-181

Kaposi's sarcoma: An interesting case report in a human immunodeficiency virus-positive heterosexual male


Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Raja Rajeswari Medical College and Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Dr. Akshay Samagani
Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Raja Rajeswari Medical College and Hospital, Kambipura, Mysore Road, Bengaluru - 560 074, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/ijstd.ijstd_11_21

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Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is an angioproliferative neoplasm that affects skin and other organs. It is one of the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)-defining conditions, which tends to occur at low CD4 count. It is the most common neoplasm among patients with AIDS in the Western population. It is rarely reported from India. We report the case of a 38-year-old human immunodeficiency virus-positive heterosexual male, with an unusual presentation of KS.


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