19 March 2018
Int J Med Sci 2011; 8(8):709-710. doi:10.7150/ijms.8.709
Letter To The Editor
Large Mass Arising From the Tongue as an Initially and Sole Manifestation of Kaposi Sarcoma
1. Infectious and Tropical Disease Research Center and Department of Dermatology, Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
We report a 30- year-old Iranian woman presenting with a red to yellowish, well demarcated, painless exophytic and lobulated mass originating from the right hand side of the tongue. An excisional biopsy was obtained and it was diagnosed histopathologically as Kaposi's sarcoma by detecting atypical spindle cells with rare mitoses delineating blood-filled vascular slits.
Keywords: Kaposi sarcoma, oral mass, immunosppression
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How to cite this article:
Feily A, Rafeie E, Moosavi Z, Khazanee A, Ranjbari N, Masoumi K, Ghasemzadeh O, Safarpoor M. Large Mass Arising From the Tongue as an Initially and Sole Manifestation of Kaposi Sarcoma. Int J Med Sci 2011; 8(8):709-710. doi:10.7150/ijms.8.709. Available from http://www.medsci.org/v08p0709.htm