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External ear nodule revealing a disseminated Kaposi disease

  • Author(s): Rachadi, Hanane
  • Zemmez, Youssef
  • Znati, Kaoutar
  • Ismaili, Nadia
  • Hassam, Badreddine
  • et al.
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Kaposi disease (KD) is an angiogenetic tumor process, characterized by its various clinical aspects. Its pathogenesis is multifactorial and it was attributed to HHV-8 infection. We report an original case of disseminated KD revealed by solitary lesion of external ear in a patient treated by corticosteroids for bullous pemphigoid.

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