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Image Number 2397 (Kaposi's sarcoma)


Diagnosis: Kaposi's sarcoma

Site: Hand,palm

Sex: M

Age: 67


Description: Purplish nodules and plaques.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


Asymptomatic, purplish, infiltrative, firm nodules and plaques confined to the face and hands of 9 months duration. Skin biopsy showed features of KS. There was no lymph node enlargement or distant metastasis. HIV antibody was non-reactive. 

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