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Image Number 1015 (Kaposi's sarcoma)


Diagnosis: Kaposi's sarcoma

Site: Abdomen

Sex: F

Age: 65

Type: Clinical

Description: Blue, non-tender, firm to hard nodule on the abdomen.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


A 65-year-old completely healthy woman presented with a history of slow development of painless angiomatous nodules on the lower extremities and abdomen of about 18 months duration. On examination, two violaceous-blue nodules on both feet were found and another one was on the abdomen. These nodules measured about 1-to2- cm in diameter and were firm to hard and not tender on palpation. Examination revealed neither lymphadenopathy nor organomegaly. Biopsy of one lesion showed Kaposi's sarcoma.

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