Clinical presentation and outcome of epidemic Kaposi sarcoma in Ugandan children.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Pediatric blood & cancer, Volume 54, Issue 5, p.670-4 (2010)

Keywords:

2010, Adolescent, Anti-Retroviral Agents, Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols, CD4 Lymphocyte Count, Center-Authored Paper, Child, Child, Preschool, Comorbidity, Female, Herpesvirus 8, Human, HIV Infections, Humans, Lymphatic Metastasis, Male, Public Health Sciences Division, Sarcoma, Kaposi, Treatment Outcome, Uganda, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division

Abstract:

Kaposi sarcoma (KS) is one of the most common pediatric cancers in sub-Saharan Africa. Few data are available about the clinical presentation or response to treatment of children with epidemic (HIV-associated) KS.