Table of ContentsDefinition / general
Cite this page: Shankar, V. Lymphadenopathic Kaposi sarcoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/softtissuekaposilymphadenopathic.html. Accessed June 25th, 2019.
Definition / general
- Also known as African endemic
- Occurs in young Bantu children in South Africa (same population gets Burkitt lymphoma)
- Presents with localized or systemic lymphadenopathy
- Extremely aggressive disease; rarely is restricted just to lymph nodes; skin involvement is unusual