Which medications in the drug class Retinoids are used in the treatment of Kaposi Sarcoma?

Updated: Apr 11, 2019
  • Author: Jessica Katz, MD, PhD, FACP; Chief Editor: Edwin Choy, MD, PhD  more...
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Retinoids

Retinoids may reduce potential for malignant degeneration.

Alitretinoin gel 0.1% (Panretin)

Naturally occurring endogenous retinoid. Inhibits growth of KS by binding to retinoid receptors.


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