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Image Number 1850 (Kaposi's sarcoma)


Diagnosis: Kaposi's sarcoma

Site: Chest

Sex: F

Age: 73


Description: Purplish nodules.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


An old woman presented with multiple, asymptomatic, purplish nodules of widespread distribution involved the face, tongue, chest and upper and lower limbs of one year duration. There was no lymph node or internal organ involvement. Skin biopsy revealed Kaposi's sarcoma.  

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