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Non-AIDS Kaposi's sarcoma in the head and neck area.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18972420     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
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.
Authors:
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    
Affiliation:
Department of Maxillofacial Surgical Oncology, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece. a.patrikidou@uclmail.net
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Head and Neck Neoplasms / etiology,  pathology*,  therapy
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Risk Factors
Sarcoma, Kaposi / etiology,  pathology*,  therapy

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