2024 - 2 Issue

Case report

Kaposi’s Sarcoma. A Case Report

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Aim: The aim of this case report is to present the case of a patient with iatrogenic Kaposi’s sarcoma afflicting several organs, ocular manifestation.

Case report: In a 74-year-old kidney transplant patient receiving immunosuppressive therapy, iatrogenic Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS) developed in both lower eyelids. Subsequently, KS was confirmed in the region of the left forearm, with suspicion of lesions in the lungs. The ocular tumor was surgically removed with negative margins, requiring no further therapy. The lesion on the left forearm was completely excised. The patient underwent radiotherapy for the lung lesions, and immunosuppressive therapy was reduced.

Conclusion: The case highlights the importance of early identification of KS, its histological verification, radical resection, and multidisciplinary collaboration. Knowledge of the epidemiology of this condition is a key factor in determining the correct diagnosis.