Eye
Eyelid other tumors
Kaposi sarcoma of eyelid

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PubMed Search: Kaposi sarcoma of eyelid

Definition / General
  • Develops in eyelid or conjunctiva of AIDS patients
  • Appears purple in eyelid due to deep location in dermis, but red in conjunctiva since superficial
Case Reports
Gross Description
  • Thickening of conjunctiva
Micro Images

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CD34

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Kaposi's sarcoma

Differential Diagnosis
  • Hemorrhage