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Introduction: HHV8

Description of HHV8

HHV8 (medical condition): A form of cancer caused by a type of herpesvirus that...more »

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

HHV8: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for HHV8:

HHV8: Rare Disease

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

HHV8 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that HHV8, or a subtype of HHV8, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

HHV8 as a Disease

HHV8: Another name for Kaposi sarcoma (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Kaposi sarcoma
  »Symptoms of Kaposi sarcoma

HHV8: Related Diseases

HHV8: HHV8 is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of HHV8 (Kaposi sarcoma)

Some of the symptoms of HHV8 incude:

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

HHV8: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to HHV8:

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

Terms associated with HHV8:

Terms Similar to HHV8:

Source - NIH

For a description of HHV8, see:

Source: CRISP

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