Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-related Kaposi's sarcoma.

  title={Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-related Kaposi's sarcoma.},
  author={Chung Yi Wang and Arnold L Schroeter and W P Daniel Su},
  journal={Mayo Clinic proceedings},
  volume={70 9},
OBJECTIVE To describe Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) associated with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). DESIGN A review of AIDS-related KS (AIDS-KS), with its associated epidemiologic and etiologic characteristics, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, histopathologic features, prognosis, and treatment, is presented. RESULTS KS is the most frequent malignant lesion in patients with AIDS. The incidence of AIDS-KS is high in homosexual and bisexual men who have multiple sexual partners… CONTINUE READING
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