Kaposi sarcoma

What is Kaposi sarcoma?

Kaposi's sarcoma is a malignant or cancerous tumor caused by human herpesvirus . Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS) is a tumor that present on skin with or without internally spreading. It may spread internally in the oral cavity, lymph nodes and viscera. The diagnosis can be done with a biopsy test or internal imaging.

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I developed a bruise on my cheek 2 days ago, just woke up suddenly with it. Do you think that could be kaposi sarcima, it doesnt itch, it...

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Hi again XXXXXXX,
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Kaposi sarcoma is a rare type of skin cancer .It is seen more frequently in HIV positive,immunocompromised...

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