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kaposi sarcoma in mouth

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
31 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not quickly: Ks in the mouth is no longer a common disease among aids patients, so we do not see as many cases as we saw in the 90s. There are a number of mouth ab ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Back
37 years experience Medical Oncology
A rare cancer: Kaposi's sarcoma is a relatively uncommon cancer that is most often associated with HIV or older age. A virus called hhv8 is associated with many of t ... Read More
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Dr. Riley Alexander
11 years experience Pathology
Viral cancer: It is a cancer usually marked by "violaceous" skin lesions derived from lymphovascular tissue. It is caused by a herpes virus, HHV8. In the modern era ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Skin only, nodes ,: Lapland in elderly involvesxskin only using on the feet, can spread to lymph nodes and nil ate stages internally to liver and spoken as well as esopha ... Read More
Dr. Michael Tomeo
38 years experience Dermatology
Yes : Like most cancers --- the tumors are at first localized but if left untreated can spread to other areas or organs (i.e. Metastasis).
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Ks can develop in patents with hiv.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Soft tissue cancer: It is a rare cancer of the soft tissues which appear as raised red or purple lesions of the skin or in the lining of the gastrointestinal tract. It ca ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
33 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: Kaposi sarcoma is a malignancy of the blood vessel wall; it can occur in men of middle eastern descent and is usually not aggressive, it can also appe ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Skin vs. visceral: There are no specific stages, but the earliest form of ks is usually cutaneous (skin lesions), which can be mild or severe depending on how extensive ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Derm, Onc, HIV: Ks may be treated by a variety of types of physicians including: dermatologist hiv specialist hematologist/oncologist.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andries Nienaber
Specializes in General Practice
Cosmetic: I am afraid that I do not have the answer for you. Discuss this problem with a Plastic surgeon or your treating oncologist. They might have a great so ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Probably days: Infection is largely latent in B cells, neoplastic KS spindle cells, and some atypical endothelial cells in KS. Lytic infection occurs in

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