Category Archives: Sarcoma

Canadian HealthCare Mall: Kaposi’s Sarcoma

AIDSIn June and July of 1981 reports from California and New York City described the unusual occurrence of life-threatening opportunistic infections, particularly P carinii pneumonia and Kaposis sarcoma in young, previously healthy homosexual men. Since that time, approximately 25 percent of patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) have presented with Kaposi’s sarcoma, most often demonstrating cutaneous or lymph node involvement. In the pre-AIDS era, pulmonary involvement with this tumor was thought to be rare. This study is a retrospective analysis of the clinical presentation, including roent-genographic and pathologic findings of pulmonary Kaposi’s sarcoma in AIDS patients. There are so many hospitals, clinics, medical workers and preparations. The is full of interesting information.