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Kaposi Sarcoma/Human Herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8)
Kaposi sarcoma: angiomatous nodule
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