Kaposi sarcoma involving bone: Cu demonstration in a patient with AIDS

Steven A. Meyers, Janet E. Kuhlman, Elliot K. Fishman

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Abstract

A case is presented of painful lytic bone lesions of the spine and pelvis as a manifestation of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)- related Kaposi sarcoma (KS). Though KS is the most common AIDS-related neoplasm and may involve many organs, radiographic demonstration of bone involvement has not been previously reported. The value of CT in detecting these lesions, which were not evident on bone scan or plain films, is demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)161-162
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of computer assisted tomography
Volume14
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1990

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Keywords

  • Acquired immune deficiency syndrome
  • Bones, diseases
  • Bones, neoplasms
  • Computed tomography
  • Kaposi sarcoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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