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kaposis sarcoma signs

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Benjamin
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Yes, usually: The kaposi sarcoma lesions are usually not painful, at least initially. More information is available at the nci website: http://www.Cancer.Gov/canc ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience in 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Biopsy: Biopsy of a suspicious lesion is the best test to diagnose kaposi's sarcoma.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Rash: Kaposi's sarcoma usually presents with a rash. It can occur anywhere. Occasionally, they are seen in the mouth, and rarely they may start in the lungs ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
Sure.: There are two kinds of kaposi's sarcoma - the kind associated with hiv, and the kind that is not. Hiv-associated kaposi's usually responds to HIV trea ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Hemangiosarcoma: Originally diagnosed as a dark red nodular chronic skin tumor of the lower legs . It took years to metastasize and could be locally resected or treate ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
KS: Usually not!
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Back
36 years experience in 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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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Kaposi's sarcoma: Kaposi's sarcoma (ks) is a low-grade vascular tumor associated with infection with human herpesvirus 8 (hhv-8), also known as the ks-associated herpes ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in 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

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