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 Kaposis 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.
FREE FULL TEXTAnahtar Kelimeler: Kaposi sarkomu/patoloji/cerrahi; dilneoplazileri.