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Kaposi sarcoma, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-associated form

Kaposi sarcoma, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-associated form: Introduction

Kaposi sarcoma, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-associated form: A form of cancer caused by a type of herpesvirus that occurs mainly in the skin but may also occur in lymph nodes, internal organs and mucosal areas. The AIDS-associated form is aggressive and tends to occur mainly on the face, genitals and lower extremities with internal organs often being involved as well. Symptoms depend on the extent of internal organ involvement. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Kaposi sarcoma, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-associated form is available below.

Symptoms of Kaposi sarcoma, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-associated form

Treatments for Kaposi sarcoma, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-associated form

  • Treatment decisions depend on the extent and location of the lesions, as well as the person's symptoms and degree of immunosuppression. Antiviral therapy against the AIDS virus can shrink the lesions
  • Radiation therapy or cryotherapy can be used for lesions in certain areas
  • Combination chemotherapy may also be used. However, lesions may return after treatment
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  1. Kaposi sarcoma, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-associated form: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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