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Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma

Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma: Introduction

Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma: Kaposi's sarcoma is a cancerous tumor of the connective tissue, and is often associated with AIDS. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma is available below.

Symptoms of Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma

  • Bleeding from gastrointestinal lesions
  • Shortness of breath from lesions in the lung
  • Bloody sputum from lesions in the lung
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma

  • 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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Home Diagnostic Testing

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Causes of Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma

  • In people with AIDS, Kaposi's sarcoma is caused by an interaction between HIV, a weakened immune system, and the human herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8). Occurrence of Kaposi's sarcoma has been linked to the spread of HIV and HHV-8 through sexual activity
  • People who have kidney transplants are also at risk for Kaposi's sarcoma
  • more causes...»

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Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma

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Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma

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Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma: Rare Types

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Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma: Animations

Prognosis for Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma

Prognosis for Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma: Treatment and remission of Kaposi's sarcoma does not improve the chances of survival from AIDS itself. The outlook depends on the immune status and HIV viral load of the patient.

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  1. Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis
 

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