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Figure 139.1
Patch‐stage Kaposi sarcoma. (a) Lesions can be subtle and typically consist of horizontally arranged, irregular vessels that dissect through collagen ...
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Figure 139.5
Human herpesvirus 8 (HHV‐8) staining. Immunohistochemical staining for the latent nuclear antigen‐1 of HHV‐8 is specific for KS and demonstrates stron...
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Figure 139.2
Promontory sign. This finding shows normal vessels or adnexae ensheathed within new abnormal vascular spaces.
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Figure 139.6
Patch‐stage Kaposi sarcoma. Clinical lesions consist of violaceous to brown erythematous patches and plaques, most often involving the feet in classic...
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Figure 139.3
Plaque‐stage Kaposi sarcoma (KS). The histological findings (a) are more exaggerated than those of patch‐stage KS, with deeper involvement, more promi...
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Figure 139.7
Nodular Kaposi sarcoma. Clinical lesions consist of well‐demarcated, erythematous, firm nodules, often with accompanying lymphoedema.
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Figure 139.4
Nodular Kaposi sarcoma. (a) A circumscribed tumour nodule occupies the dermis with a dense, whorled arrangement of spindled cells. (b) Erythrocyte ext...