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Glossary for Kaposi sarcoma

Medical terms related to Kaposi sarcoma or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
  • Angiofollicular lymph hyperplasia: A rare disorder of the lymph system characterized by the development of benign tumors in lymph tissue anywhere in the body.
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Cough: Any type of coughing symptom.
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Energy symptoms: Symptoms related to levels of energy.
  • Fatigue: Excessive tiredness or weakness.
  • Fever: Raised body temperature usually with other symptoms.
  • HIV/AIDS: HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes.
  • Interferon Alpha -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Interferon Alpha during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Kaposi sarcoma: A form of cancer caused by a type of herpesvirus that occurs mainly in the skin but may also affect the lymph nodes, internal organs and mucosal areas. There are four forms of the condition: Classical Indolent form, Endemic African KS, iatrogenic KS and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-associated KS. Symptoms depend on the extent of internal organ and lymphatic system involvement.
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma: Kaposi's sarcoma is a cancerous tumor of the connective tissue, and is often associated with AIDS.
  • Sarcoma: Any cancer of the connective tissue.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Kaposi sarcoma:

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Conditions listing medical complications: Kaposi sarcoma:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Kaposi sarcoma' or similar listed as a medical complication in our database.

 

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