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Kaposi sarcoma: angiomatous nodule

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Epidemic Kaposi sarcoma (KS) in HIV disease. KS presenting as friable angiomatous nodules. This solitary lesion had erupted over several weeks. No other lesions were found on a total skin examination.


Toby A. Maurer, MD, University of California San Francisco
Timothy G. Berger, MD, University of California San Francisco

See related article in the HIV InSite Knowledge Base:
Dermatologic Manifestations of HIV