Classic Kaposi's sarcoma: A review of 156 cases

Cetin B., Aktas B., Bal O., Algin E., Akman T., KORAL L., ...More

DERMATOLOGICA SINICA, vol.36, no.4, pp.185-189, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.dsi.2018.06.005
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.185-189
  • Keywords: Classic Kaposi's sarcoma, Radiotherapy, Surgery, Chemotherapy
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is a reactive, multifocal, multicentric, angiogenic neoplastic proliferation that is thought to originate from endothelial cells that are infected with human herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8). This report examines a cohort of patients with classic Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) evaluated at the national institute of oncology over the 13-year period.