What is the role of bronchoscopy in the workup 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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Bronchoscopy: Pulmonary involvement is typically characterized by a slightly raised (submucosal) cherry-red lesion. Biopsy is generally avoided due to the risk of bleeding.


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