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Description:This highly magnified micrograph depicts the usual histopathologic changes found in a Kaposi’s sarcoma lesion.
Called pleomorphism, note how the nuclei vary in size and staining qualities, with some of the nuclei being atypical. Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS) is a cancer that is common in those who’ve developed the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), or an AIDS infection.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Steve Kraus
Creation Date:1981
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Links:CDC – Nat. Cntr. For HIV, STD and TB Prevention; Div. of HIV/AIDS Prevention
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