AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma: epidemiological, diagnostic, treatment and control aspects in sub-Saharan Africa.

@article{Sissolak2005AIDSrelatedKS,
  title={AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma: epidemiological, diagnostic, treatment and control aspects in sub-Saharan Africa.},
  author={Gerhard Sissolak and Philippe Mayaud},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2005},
  volume={10 10},
  pages={981-92}
}
Until the 1980s, little attention had been accorded to endemic Kaposi's sarcoma (KS), a neoplasm noted in several parts of Southern Europe and the African continent but with relatively slow progression, except in children and young adults. Furthermore, therapeutic approaches based on surgery, radiation and topical treatment were of limited efficacy, mostly used to overcome the disabling and stigmatizing effects of the disease. With the emergence of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and the profound impact… CONTINUE READING

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