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The Turkish Journal of Ear Nose and Throat Classic Kaposi’s sarcoma of the tongue: a case report [Tr-ENT]
Tr-ENT. 2007; 17(2): 116-119

Classic Kaposi’s sarcoma of the tongue: a case report

Erdinç Aydın1, Volkan Akdoğan, Beyhan Demirhan, Levent N. Özlüoğlu

An 81-year-old male patient presented with a painful
mass in the tongue that showed a progressive growth
within the past two months. Examination revealed a
polypoid mass in the midline of the tongue, purple in
color, and 1.5x1.5 cm in size. There was no palpable
lymph node on neck examination. An excisional biopsy
was performed with adequate surgical margins. The
histopathological diagnosis was Kaposi’s sarcoma.
Clinical and radiological evaluations did not show any
systemic involvement. An HIV test was negative. He
was referred to the medical oncology department. No
recurrence was detected during a year follow up.

Keywords: Sarcoma, Kaposi’s/pathology/surgery; tongueneoplasms.

Dilde klasik Kaposi sarkomu: Olgu sunumu

Erdinç Aydın1, Volkan Akdoğan, Beyhan Demirhan, Levent N. Özlüoğlu

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Anahtar Kelimeler: Kaposi sarkomu/patoloji/cerrahi; dilneoplazileri.

Erdinç Aydın, Volkan Akdoğan, Beyhan Demirhan, Levent N. Özlüoğlu. Classic Kaposi’s sarcoma of the tongue: a case report. Tr-ENT. 2007; 17(2): 116-119

Corresponding Author: Erdinç Aydın
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