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Revista Colombiana de Gastroenterologia

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Abstract

JIMENEZ, Karina et al. Three varieties of Kaposi’s sarcoma with gastrointestinal involvement. Rev Col Gastroenterol [online]. 2015, vol.30, n.3, pp.342-346. ISSN 0120-9957.

This article presents the cases of four adult patients with three varieties of Kaposi’s sarcoma: epidemic, associated with human immunodeficiency virus infections; iatrogenic, associated with chronic immune suppression (and in this case in a man with alcoholic cirrhosis); and classic, occurring in elderly patient without previously known immunosuppression. All four cases had gastrointestinal involvement. A brief review of the disease is included

Keywords : Kaposi’s sarcoma; sarcoma; gastrointestinal compromiso.

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