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Classic Kaposi' s Sarcoma with Oral Involvement - A case report -
Bo-Jing Chen, Yun-Ting Chang, Wen-Jeng Wang, Chu-Kwan Wong
Dermatol Sinica 18: 191-196, 2000

There are four subtypes of Kaposi' s sarcoma including classic, African, AIDS-associated and immune suppression. Oral lesions are usually seen in patients with AIDS-associated Kaposi' s sarcoma while the oral involvement in patients with classic Kaposi' s sarcoma is extremely rare. We report a 76-year-old married male with multiple violaceous nodules on his lower limbs for 7 years. An oral lesion developed seven years after onset of the skin lesions. Histopathological examination on the skin and mucosal lesions both proved to be the diagnosis of Kaposi' s sarcoma. Serum test for HIV was negative.

   
   
 
 
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