Other tumors

Kaposi sarcoma-eyelid

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Last staff update: 29 December 2020

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PubMed Search: Kaposi sarcoma of eyelid

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Kaposi sarcoma-eyelid. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeeyelidkaposisarcoma.html. Accessed September 21st, 2023.
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
  • 96 year old woman with eyelid lesion (Case #368)
Gross description
  • Thickening of conjunctiva
Microscopic (histologic) images

Case #368





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Kaposi's sarcoma

Differential diagnosis
  • Hemorrhage
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