Cutaneous Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome-Associated Kaposi's Sarcoma in Pediatric Patients

Edward Connor, Liliane Boccon-Gibod, Vijay Joshi, Jocelyne Just, Alain Grimfeld, Susan Morrison, George McSherry, James Oleske

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Abstract

Kaposi's sarcoma has only rarely been reported in children with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. In contrast to adult patients, in whom the disease is predominantly cutaneous, among pediatric patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, Kaposi's sarcoma is primarily limited to the lymphadenopathic form. We describe two children with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome who developed diffuse nodular skin lesions of Kaposi's sarcoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)791-793
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of dermatology
Volume126
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1990

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology

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