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Epidemic oro-facial Kaposi's sarcoma (eKS)--report on 124 cases.
Reichart PA; Langford-Kuntz A; Pohle HD; Abteilung fur Zahnarztliche
May 30, 1994
Eur J Cancer B Oral Oncol. 1993 Jul;29B(3):187-9. Unique Identifier :

Oro-facial epidemic Kaposi's sarcoma (eKS) was observed in 124 patients (123 homo-/bisexual men, average age 37.9 years, and one 35-year-old transsexual patient). Average survival time was 1 year 9 months (range: 3 months 4 years 6 months). 57.3% of the patients had died. The hard and/or soft palate, gingiva and tongue were most frequently affected, with falling frequency within these locations. Oral manifestations of eKS appear to be common; treatment modalities must be optimised.

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome/COMPLICATIONS Adult AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections/EPIDEMIOLOGY Berlin/EPIDEMIOLOGY Combined Modality Therapy Female Germany/EPIDEMIOLOGY Human Incidence Male Middle Age Mouth Neoplasms/*EPIDEMIOLOGY/ETIOLOGY/THERAPY Sarcoma, Kaposi's/*EPIDEMIOLOGY/ETIOLOGY/THERAPY Survival Rate JOURNAL ARTICLE