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Case Number : Case 1386 - 15 October Posted By: Guest

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30 year-old male with biopsy from abdomen (slide courtesy of Dr. Sarah Galfione).

Case posted by Dr Hafeez Diwan


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Based on the first pictures I was having some difficulties about the diagnosis, but the last images are consistent with Kaposi sarcoma. IHQ must be antibody against HHV-8 with nuclear labelling.

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Microvenular haemangioma vs. Kaposi’s sarcoma, patch stage. I wonder if picture 8 shows the promontory sign.

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Arti Bakshi

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Agree with Kaposi's sarcoma.
Nice hyalin globules in last few images.

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Dr. Hafeez Diwan

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Kaposi sarcoma (the immunostain is HHV-8).

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