Two Rare Variants of Kaposi Sarcoma: Case Report

  • Abbas Darjani Department of Dermatology, Skin Research Center, Razi Hospital, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran.
  • Seyyede Zeinab Azimi Department of Dermatology, Skin Research Center, Razi Hospital, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8213-6056
  • Seyed Alireza Mesbah Department of Pathology, Razi Pathobiology Laboratory, Rasht, Iran.
Keywords: Kaposi sarcoma, Pathology, Histological variants, HHV-8, AIDS

Abstract

We reported two cases of immunocompetent patients with a rare form of AIDS-associated Kaposi sarcoma (KS), without visceral involvement, presenting with an unusual clinical and histopathological picture called telangiectatic and lymphangioma-like KS respectively. Dermatologists and pathologists need to be aware of this uncommon described variant to avoid the potential for misdiagnosis. 

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Published
2019-05-13
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Darjani A, Azimi SZ, Mesbah SA. Two Rare Variants of Kaposi Sarcoma: Case Report. Acta Med Iran. 57(3):205-207.
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