Mucocutaneous presentation of Kaposi sarcoma of rapid growth in a young male with HIV infection

Luis Alberto Pérez-Arredondo, Jorge Rafael Violante-Cumpa

PAMJ. 2020; 36:194. Published 20 Jul 2020 | doi:10.11604/pamj.2020.36.194.22965

A 26-year-old male with a medical history of risk sexual behavior, is brought to the Emergency Room (ER) with complaints of dyspnea associated with an oral cavity mass. At the interrogation, he referred that the symptomatology started 2 months ago with a lesion of approximately 1cm, originated from the upper gum. Patient also reported dysphonia, and dysphagia due to the expansion of the mass, and a weight loss of 10 kilograms.
Corresponding author
Luis Alberto Pérez-Arredondo, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Facultad de Medicina y Hospital Universitario “Dr. Jose Eleuterio Gonzalez”, Departamento de Medicina Interna, Monterrey, Nuevo León, México (

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