Table 1

Clinicopathological features of Kaposi sarcoma cases showing vesicular morphology (nā€‰=ā€‰21)
n %
Age, mean ( min.- max.) 72.5 (35ā€“84)
Clinical features Sex Female 6 29
Male 15 71
Head&Neck 0 0
Location Trunk 4 19
Extremities 17 81
Histological sub-type UKS 16 76
LKS 4 19
PGLKS 1 5
Histological stage Patch 0 0
Plaque 0 0
Nodular 21 100
Hyperkeratosis 21 100
Histological features Papillomatosis 2 10
Atrophy 0 0
Epidermis Pigmentation 1 5
Ulceration 5 24
Vesicle IE 17 84
SE 4 16
Edema 21 100
Dermis Fibrosis 0 0
Inflammation 18 86
Lymphangiectasia 21 100

KS: Kaposi sarcoma, UKS: Usual KS, LKS: Lymphangiectatic KS, PGLKS: Pyogenic granuloma-like KS, IE: Intraepidermal, SE: Subepidermal.

Kandemir et al.

Kandemir et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2012 7:101   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-7-101

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