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Image Number 2607 (Kaposi's sarcoma)


Diagnosis: Kaposi's sarcoma

Site: Leg

Sex: M

Age: 57


Description: Purplish infiltrative plaques.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


This 57-year-old man presented with asymptomatic, bilateral symmetrical, infiltrative, purplish plaques involved both lower legs of 10-12 months duration. He had no lymph node involvement or distant metastasis. HIV antibody was negative and skin biopsy has confirmed the diagnosis of KS.

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