Kaposi's Sarcoma In Cyclosporine-Induced Gingival Hyperplasia

Wajeh Y. Qunibi, Mohammed Akhtar, Earl Ginn, Philip Smith

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Abstract

In the cases presented in this report, Kaposi's sarcoma developed in the gingiva of two patients with cyclosporine-induced gingival hyperplasia. The tumor was clinically inapparent, and was diagnosed unexpectedly following biopsy of the hypertrophied gingiva. This unusual presentation has not been reported previously.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)349-352
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases
Volume11
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Kaposi's sarcoma
  • cyclosporine
  • gingival hyperplasia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology

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