Oral Disease in AIDS Pictures : Kaposi's Sarcoma

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AIDS, HIV, Oral, Kaposi's Sarcoma
AIDS, HIV, Oral, Kaposi's Sarcoma
AIDS, HIV, Oral, Kaposi's Sarcoma
AIDS, HIV, Oral, Kaposi's Sarcoma
AIDS, HIV, Oral, Leukoplakia
Oral Diseases
Kaposi's
Kaposi's
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Kaposi's
AIDS/Oral
Oral Disease

AIDS, HIV, Oral, Kaposi's Sarcoma

This HIV patient presented with gingival Kaposiís sarcoma in the retromandibular region secondary to his AIDS infection. In approximately 7.5-10 percent of AIDS patients display signs of oral Kaposiís sarcoma, and can range in appearance from a small asymptomatic growths that are flat purple-red in color, to larger nodular growths.

Content Providers(s): CDC/ Sol Silverman, Jr., D.D.S., University of California, San Francisco

Neoplasms, Stomatognathic Diseases, Retroviridae Infections, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral

Picture & text from CDC/PHIL. For more information see Oral Disease in AIDS / HIV Pictures from CDC


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