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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
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