E30 Kaposi’s sarcoma and HHV8 infections

Introduction Moritz Kaposi initially described the clinical manifestations of classic Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS) as a disease with skin lesions and enlarged lymph nodes in 1872. He named it an “idiopathic multiple pigmented sarcoma”. However, the disease really came into the limelight in 1981 when 26 homosexual men in the United States were diagnosed with a […]