Which clinical history findings are characteristic of ocular Kaposi sarcoma in HIV infection?

Updated: Jul 21, 2021
  • Author: Luca Rosignoli, MD; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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Kaposi sarcoma usually presents on the eyelid as a painless, violet-brown papule. It may involve the conjunctiva and orbit. Kaposi sarcoma of the conjunctiva usually appears as reddish-blue, vascularized, subconjunctival lesions most frequently seen in the inferior fornix as nodular or diffuse lesions.


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