Advances in Infectious Diseases & Therapy

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An Unanticipated Case of Kaposi Sarcoma in A Young Male

Aquino Williams MD, Britney Clemen MD, Shaiv Patel MD, Noorulaain Bhatti MD, and Isaac Soliman MD.

A 30-year-old African American male with past medical history of hemorrhoids initially presented with intractable abdominal pain and changes in stool caliber. Thorough history and physical relieved multiple risk factors including high risk behavior, unintentional weight loss and extensive purplish-red skin lesions which prompted evaluation for complications of HIV/AIDS. Gastrointestinal biopsies confirmed the diagnosis of Kaposi Sarcoma (KS) secondary to AIDS.

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