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519 Classic Kaposi Sarcoma with Pulmonary Involvement Mimicking Endobronchial Tuberculosis in a Child
  1. FB Çakır1,
  2. E Çakır2,
  3. E Torun3,
  4. N Tuzuner4,
  5. A Kut5
  1. 1Department of Pediatric Hematology
  2. 2Department of Pediatric Pulmonology
  3. 3Department of Pediatrics, Bezmialem Vakif University
  4. 4Department of Pathology, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty
  5. 5Department of Pediatric Pulmonology, Sureyyapasa Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Abstract

Kaposi’ sarcoma (KS) is a low-grade vascular neoplasm and classic KS, a subtype of KS, is extremely rare in children. Childhood pulmonary involvement in classic KS has not been reported in the literature. We describe an HIV-seronegative pediatric case with a fulminant course of classic KS with pulmonary involvement mimicking endobronchial tuberculosis.

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