Kaposi's Sarcoma In Cyclosporine-Induced Gingival Hyperplasia

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

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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
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes


  • Kaposi's sarcoma
  • cyclosporine
  • gingival hyperplasia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology


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