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Kaposi sarcoma, iatrogenic form

Kaposi sarcoma, iatrogenic form: Introduction

Kaposi sarcoma, iatrogenic 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 iatrogenic form tends to occur mainly on the lower legs but the internal organs are often involved as well. It generally affects immunosuppressed patients and can be aggressive or fairly benign. Symptoms depend on the extent of internal organ involvement. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Kaposi sarcoma, iatrogenic form is available below.

Symptoms of Kaposi sarcoma, iatrogenic form

Treatments for Kaposi sarcoma, iatrogenic 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
  • more treatments...»

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  1. Kaposi sarcoma, iatrogenic form: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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