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Image Number 2072 (Kaposi's sarcoma)

 
Morphology:
Nodule,purple

Diagnosis: Kaposi's sarcoma

Site: Hand,dorsum

Sex: M

Age: 74

Type:

Description: Violaceous plaques and nodules.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

More than one year history of many asymptomatic, violaceous-purplish, firm to hard nodules and plaques confined to the acral parts of the extremities. Skin biopsy confirmed Kaposi's sarcoma. There was neither lymph node enlargement nor distant metastasis.



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