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Lymphadenopathic type of Kaposi's sarcoma presenting with generalized petechial hemorrhages. A case report from Taiwan.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6540139     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An 8-year-old Taiwanese girl presenting with generalized petechial hemorrhages, severe thrombocytopenia and lymphadenopathy was found to have primary Kaposi's sarcoma of lymph node without cutaneous involvement. This patient is a first-documented case of lymphadenopathic type of Kaposi's sarcoma in Taiwan. The associated severe thrombocytopenia resulting in generalized petechial hemorrhages as the initial manifestation is also unique in this case.
Authors:
I J Su; T T Kuo; S Y Wu; I J Hung
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cancer     Volume:  54     ISSN:  0008-543X     ISO Abbreviation:  Cancer     Publication Date:  1984 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-09-06     Completed Date:  1984-09-06     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0374236     Medline TA:  Cancer     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  948-50     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child
Female
Humans
Lymphatic Diseases / complications*,  pathology
Purpura, Thrombocytopenic / complications*,  pathology
Sarcoma, Kaposi / complications*,  pathology
Taiwan

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