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Introduction: KS

Description of KS

KS (medical condition): A form of cancer caused by a type of herpesvirus...more »

See also:

Kaposi sarcoma:
  »Introduction: Kaposi sarcoma
  »Symptoms of Kaposi sarcoma

KS: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for KS:

KS: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

KS is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that KS, or a subtype of KS, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

KS as a Disease

KS: Another name for Kaposi sarcoma (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Kaposi sarcoma
  »Symptoms of Kaposi sarcoma

KS: Related Diseases

KS: KS is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of KS (Kaposi sarcoma)

Some of the symptoms of KS incude:

  • Purplish skin macules
  • Reddish blue skin macules
  • Dark brown skin macules
  • Purplish skin plaques
  • Reddish blue skin plaques

KS: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to KS:

  • human herpes virus 8
  • classic Kaposi sarcoma
  • AIDS associated Kaposi sarcoma
  • African lymphadenopathic Kaposi sarcoma
  • African cutaneous Kaposi sarcoma
  • Immunosuppression associated Kaposi sarcoma

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Source - NIH

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