You could be reading the full-text of this article now if you...

If you have access to this article through your institution,
you can view this article in

Bilateral Lower Limb Lymphedema as the Only Sign of Kaposi Sarcoma in a Patient With Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Aisenberg, Gabriel Marcelo MD*; Huapaya, Julio MD; Zarrin-Khameh, Neda MD

Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice:
doi: 10.1097/IPC.0000000000000170
Case Reports
Abstract

Abstract: We present a 35-year-old African American man with AIDS-associated Kaposi sarcoma with atypical bilateral lower limb lymphedema as the only sign of the disease during the 4-year follow-up. Lymphedema portrays a poor prognosis and represents an indication for chemotherapy in addition to antiretroviral therapy.

Author Information

From the *Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX; †Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru; and ‡Department of Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.

Correspondence to: Gabriel Marcelo Aisenberg, MD, Department of Internal Medicine, MSB 1.122, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 6431 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030. E-mail: gabriel.m.aisenberg@uth.tmc.edu.

The authors have no funding or conflicts of interest to disclose.

© 2014 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.