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Image Number 2419 (Kaposi's sarcoma)

 
Morphology:
Plaque

Diagnosis: Kaposi's sarcoma

Site: Leg

Sex: M

Age: 56

Type:

Description: Purplish plaques and nodules.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

Asymptomatic, irregularly-shaped, firm, scaly, purplish plaques and nodules involved the extremities of nine months duration. Skin biopsy confirmed Kaposi sarcoma. There was no lymph node or distant metastasis. HIV antibody was non reactive.



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