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Non-AIDS Kaposi's sarcoma in the head and neck area.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18972420     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Kaposi's sarcoma is classified into 4 types: classic (sporadic), African (endemic), iatrogenic (transplant recipients), and epidemic (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome [AIDS]-associated). This article aims to feature a comprehensive review of non-AIDS Kaposi's sarcoma, including literature review and report of 3 cases. Case material was from our hospital's archive. Literature review was conducted via electronic and manual medical database searches. Biological aspects, diagnostic difficulties, investigation protocols, and management modalities are discussed.
Anna Patrikidou; Kostas Vahtsevanos; Martha Charalambidou; Rosalia-Maria Valeri; Persefoni Xirou; Kostas Antoniades
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Head & neck     Volume:  31     ISSN:  1097-0347     ISO Abbreviation:  Head Neck     Publication Date:  2009 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-01-19     Completed Date:  2009-05-21     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8902541     Medline TA:  Head Neck     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  260-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Maxillofacial Surgical Oncology, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Head and Neck Neoplasms / etiology,  pathology*,  therapy
Middle Aged
Risk Factors
Sarcoma, Kaposi / etiology,  pathology*,  therapy

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