KAPOSI'S SARCOMA IN HOMOSEXUAL MEN—A REPORT OF EIGHT CASES

@article{Hymes1981KAPOSISSI,
  title={KAPOSI'S SARCOMA IN HOMOSEXUAL MEN—A REPORT OF EIGHT CASES},
  author={K. Hymes and J. Greene and A. Marcus and D. William and L. Laubenstein},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1981},
  volume={318},
  pages={598-600}
}
The clinical findings in eight young homosexual men in New York with Kaposi's sarcoma showed some unusual features. Unlike the form usually seen in North America and Europe, it affected younger men (4th decade rather than 7th decade); the skin lesions wee generalised rather than being predominantly in the lower limbs, and the disease was more aggressive (survival of less than 20 months rather 8-13 years). All eight had had a variety of sexually transmitted diseases. All those tested for… Expand
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