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Undiagnosed Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma

Undiagnosed Causes of Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma

As part of Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma diagnosis, consider whether any of these underlying medical Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma causes may have been overlooked:

  • 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 hidden causes »

Undiagnosed Diseases

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One possible misdiagnosis is the failure to correctly diagnose Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma leading to a person remaining with undiagnosed Treatment-related Kaposi's sarcoma. Any condition can potentially be missed and stay undiagnosed. For a general overview of diseases that are often undiagnosed, see Failure to Diagnose or Under-Diagnosed Diseases.


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