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Causes of Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma

List of causes of Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma) that could possibly cause Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma includes:

  • 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

Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma may be found in:


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