Non-AIDS Associated Kaposi's Sarcoma: Clinical Features and Treatment Outcome

@inproceedings{Jakob2011NonAIDSAK,
  title={Non-AIDS Associated Kaposi's Sarcoma: Clinical Features and Treatment Outcome},
  author={Lena Jakob and Gisela Metzler and Ko-Ming Chen and Claus Garbe},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) in HIV negative patients is rare and has to be distinguished from AIDS associated KS. Two groups are at risk to develop non-AIDS related KS: elderly men mainly of Mediterranean origin and persons with iatrogenic immunosuppression. PATIENTS AND METHODS In order to define risk-groups and major clinical features we retrospectively evaluated clinical data of all patients with non-AIDS associated KS presenting to the Department of Dermatology, University Hospital… CONTINUE READING

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