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Case Number : Case 2225 - 19 December 2018 Posted By: Dr. Hafeez Diwan

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36 year-old male with purple-brown plaque on right forearm

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Krishnakumar subramanian

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dissecting sinusoidal vessels are seen with prominent endothelial cells

can we have some data on  Human herpesvirus 8

it could be patch stage KS

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Alex-Ventura-Leon

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Yes, Im also worried for the slit like vessels dissecting the collagen fibers.

Kaposi Sarcoma is my impression too.

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Agree with KS, misdiagnosis as a result of seeing it on the cellphone !

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KS must be investigated. HHV-8 imunostain is necessary.

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