Overview

Kaposi's sarcoma


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A tumour caused by human herpesvirus 8 and associated particularly with immunosuppression caused by HIV. Probably not a true sarcoma; consists of spindle-shaped cells derived from lymphatic endothelium with extensive vascularization.

Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.


Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »


Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.