Which age groups have the highest prevalence of Kaposi sarcoma (KS)?

Updated: Apr 11, 2019
  • Author: Jessica Katz, MD, PhD, FACP; Chief Editor: Edwin Choy, MD, PhD  more...
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AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma generally occurs in young to middle-aged adults age 20-54 years

Classic Kaposi sarcoma typically occurs in patients age 50-70 years.

African Kaposi sarcoma occurs in people of a younger age (35-40 y).


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