Table 2

Clinicopathological features of Kaposi sarcoma cases showing bullous morphology (nā€‰=ā€‰4)
Clinicopathological features Cases
1. 2. 3. 4.
Age 72 68 70 57
Clinical features Sex M M F M
Location Hand Leg Food Neck
Histological stage Nodular Nodular Nodular Nodular
Histological component UKS LLKS UKS UKS
Hyperkeratosis 2+ 2+ 3+ 1+
Epidermis Papillomatosis 0 0 1+ 0
Atrophy 0 0 0 0
Histological features Pigmentation 1+ 1+ 0 0
Ulceration 2+ 1+ 0 0
Bull IE IE IE SE
Edema 3+ 3+ 3+ 3+
Dermis Fibrosis 0 0 0 0
Inflammation 3+ 2+ 2+ 1+
Lymphangiectasia 3+ 3+ 3+ 2+

KS: Kaposi sarcoma, UKS: Usual KS, LLKS: Lymphangiom-like KS, PGLKS: Pyogenic granuloma-like KS, IE: Intraepidermal, SE: Subepidermal, F: Female, M: Male.

Kandemir et al.

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

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