Clinical Features, Presence of Human Herpesvirus-8 and Treatment Results in Classic Kaposi Sarcoma


Su O. , Onsun N. , ARDA H., UEMMETOGLU O., PEKDEMIR A.

TURKDERM-TURKISH ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEROLOGY, vol.42, no.4, pp.122-126, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Title of Journal : TURKDERM-TURKISH ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.122-126

Abstract

Background and Design: Classic Kaposi sarcoma (KS) occurs predominantly among the elderly, with Jews, Italians and Greeks. Classic KS has been seen relatively frequently in Turkey. Our aim was to evaluate the demographic, clinical features of Kaposi sarcoma and etiopathological role of human herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8). Treatment results of 18 classic Kaposi's sarcoma were also concluded.