ID#: 6436
This photograph depicts a close view of a patient’s skin, highlighting morphologic details exhibited by a Kaposi's sarcoma lesion, commonly found in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Before the onset of the AIDS pandemic, Kaposi’s sarcoma was an uncommon malignancy, found mainly amongst Mediterranean men, African children and Ashkenazi Jews, but became the most common neoplasm found in those with AIDS.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Steve Kraus
Creation Date: 1981
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.