Kaposi sarcoma secondary to pulmonary tuberculosis: A rare case


Guler Z., Ciftci B., Kanbay A. , KANBAY M. , Yilmaz A., Agackiran Y., et al.

SOUTHERN MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.98, ss.933-934, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

Özet

Kaposi sarcoma commonly occurs in HIV-positive and immunocompromised patients. We describe a case of Kaposi sarcoma that developed in an HIV-negative patient with tuberculosis. The Kaposi sarcoma completely regressed with antituberculous therapy without the institution of chemotherapy. The patient remained disease-free after a follow-up period of 20 months. Patients with Kaposi sarcoma should be monitored for coexisting diseases such as tuberculosis.