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Kaposi Sarcoma/Human Herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) Images

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Kaposi Sarcoma/Human Herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8)

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Kaposi sarcoma

image of Kaposi sarcoma

Credits

Arthur Ammann, MD, Global Strategies for HIV Prevention

Description

Characteristic Kaposi lesion. This was found in a child with HIV infection. Kaposi is rarely observed in children and its occurrence has decreased significantly with the use of antiretroviral treatment.