Treatment of Disseminated Classic Type of Kaposi's Sarcoma with Paclitaxel

@inproceedings{Kim2011TreatmentOD,
  title={Treatment of Disseminated Classic Type of Kaposi's Sarcoma with Paclitaxel},
  author={Soo Yeon Kim and Dae Hoon Kim and Hyo Jin Lee and Young Joon Seo and Jeung Hoon Lee and Young Lee},
  booktitle={Annals of dermatology},
  year={2011}
}
Classic Kaposi sarcoma (KS) is a rare human herpes virus 8-associated angioproliferative disease, and the disseminated classic type of KS in Korea is even rarer. The treatment options for classic KS vary and range from surgical excision to ionizing irradiation or chemotherapy. Recently, there have been a few reports of treating classic KS with paclitaxel, which has been used to treat AIDS-associated KS and post-transplant KS. We herein report a case of disseminated classic type KS in a 78-year… CONTINUE READING