Dermatology Oasis

Editor: Nameer Al-Sudany, MD (IRAQ)

Kaposi sarcoma

Kaposi sarcoma

History

           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.