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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 306-308

Acute polyarticular synovitis as a rare presentation of Kaposi sarcoma


Department of Dermatology, University of California-Davis, Sacramento, CA, United States

Correspondence Address:
Larissa Larsen
Department of Dermatology, University of California, Davis, 3301 C Street, Suite 1400, Sacramento, CA 95816
United States
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2229-5178.137784

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Patients with HIV are prone to a number of unusual infectious and malignant conditions, typically resulting from declining immune function. However, there are also a few of reports of HIV associated conditions potentially created by viral release of interleukin-6 (IL-6). Herein, we present a case of HIV IL-6-related systemic inflammatory syndrome, a Kaposi sarcoma (KS)-associated syndrome in the absence of multicentric Castleman disease (MCD).


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