Kaposi's sarcoma


Kaposi's sarcoma causes lesions to grow in the skin, lymph nodes, internal organs, and mucous membranes lining the mouth, nose, and throat. It often affects people with weakened immune systems, such as those with HIV


Purple, red, or brown skin blotches are a common sign. Tumors also may develop in other body areas.


Treatment may include radiation, chemotherapy, targeted therapy, or surgery.

Last Updated Oct 2, 2021

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