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Human herpes virus-8-negative kaposiform sarcoma in a HIV-positive male: Novel variant

 Department of Dermatology, Saham Hospital, Saham, Oman

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Pramod Kumar,
Department of Dermatology, Saham Hospital, P O Box-582, Pc-319
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DOI: 10.4103/jcrt.JCRT_62_17

Human herpes virus (HHV)-8 is associated with causation of Kaposi's sarcoma (KS). An HIV-positive male with multiple nodules on the body was clinically and histopathologically diagnosed as a case of KS; however, immunohistochemistry was negative for HHV-8. This peculiar scenario of HHV-8-negative tumor with typical clinical and histopathologic findings was labeled as “Atypical spindled endothelial proliferation suspicious of Kaposi sarcoma”, hitherto unreported novel entity.

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