A fatal case of kaposi sarcoma due to immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome.

@article{Stover2012AFC,
  title={A fatal case of kaposi sarcoma due to immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome.},
  author={Kayla R Stover and Szilvia Molitorisz and Edwin J Swiatlo and Christina A. Muzny},
  journal={The American journal of the medical sciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={343 5},
  pages={421-5}
}
The prevalence of AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma (KS) has markedly declined in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) although it remains one of the most common AIDS-defining malignancies. Although immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS)-related KS (IRIS-KS) represents only a fraction of the IRIS cases, it can be a life-threatening situation. This report describes a fatal case of IRIS-KS. A 32-year-old man with HIV/AIDS was initiated on HAART and experienced rapid… CONTINUE READING