DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2319-2003.ijbcp20222064
Published: 2022-08-24

Kaposi's sarcoma in a different concept from HIV-AIDS: report of a case in a patient with Behçet's disease and immunomodulatory drugs

Diego Mendoza Contreras, Jose Maria Zepeda Torres, Grecia Jazmín García Gutiérrez, Félix Osuna Gutiérrez, Larissa Michelle Navarro Soberanes

Abstract


Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is a malignant vascular neoplasm that typically appears opportunistically in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS); it can also arise in organ transplanted subjects and exceptionally in carriers of autoimmune diseases, such as Behçet's disease. A 23-year-old man with Behçet's disease who debuts with clinically and histologically compatible dermatosis with KS. Conclusions. KS is not exclusive to HIV-AIDS, it also prevails in situations of primary or secondary immunocompromision that favor its appearance, as is the case of Behçet's Disease and its immunomodulatory therapy. 


Keywords


Behçet's disease, Immunomodulatory drugs, Case report

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