ID#: 6069
This image depicts a close intraoral view of a HIV/AIDS-positive patient, who had presented with gingival Kaposi’s sarcoma in the retromandibular region, secondary to his AIDS infection. In approximately 7.5-10 percent of AIDS patients display signs of oral Kaposi’s sarcoma, and can range in appearance from small asymptomatic growths that are flat purple-red in color, to larger nodular growths.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Sol Silverman, Jr., D.D.S., University of California, San Francisco
Creation Date: 1987
Photo Credit: Sol Silverman, Jr., D.D.S.
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.