Kaposi's Sarcoma After Immunosuppressive Therapy With Prednisone

Richard A. Hoshaw, Robert Allen Schwartz

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Immunosuppressed patients are at risk of acquiring Kaposi's sarcoma. We describe here a 66-year-old man with bronchial asthma who was receiving immunosuppressive medication (prednisone given for systemic effect) and in whom Kaposi's sarcoma developed. The literature on this subject is reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1280-1282
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of Dermatology
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1980
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology


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