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What are the different stages of kaposi sarcoma?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 37 years experience
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 it is. People with extensive ks or more advanced immunosuppression can develop visceral ks: involvement of internal organs such as the GI tract or lungs. Of those, lung involvement is usually has the worst prognosis.

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What are the stages of a kaposi sarcoma?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 47 years experience
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 esophagus and lung. Early kpaosi is easily treatable.

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