Slide 169.Kaposis sarcoma, Skin

A. Brief Descriptions

  1. Chronic, lymphadenopathic, transplant-associated, AIDS-associated.

  2. Multiple red-to-purple skin plaques or nodules.

  3. Asymptomatic and localized to the skin and subcutaneous tissues.

 B. Gross Findings

C. Micro Findings

  1. Circumscribed by lymphocytes and ectatic vessels.

  2. Tumor cells are relatively bland spindle cells arranged in ill-defined fascicles..

  3. Cells are separated by slit-like vessels containing erythrocytes.

D. Others


E. Reference

  1. Robbins pathologic basis of disease. Ch12. p.535.





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