Nader Kim El-Mallawany, Jimmy Villiera, William Kamiyango, Erin C. Peckham-Gregory, Michael E. Scheurer, Carl E. Allen, Casey L. McAtee, Alejandra Legarreta, Dirk P. Dittmer, Carrie L. Kovarik, Elizabeth Y. Chiao, Stephen C. Martin, Nmazuo W. Ozuah, Parth S. Mehta et al.
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BackgroundEndemic Kaposi sarcoma (KS) was first described in African children over fifty years ago, but has recently been overshadowed by HIV-related disease. We aimed to evaluate the similarities and differences between endemic HIV-negative and epidemic HIV-positive pediatric KS in a KS-associated herpesvirus-endemic region of Africa.MethodsWe describe clinical characteristics of 20 HIV-negative children with endemic KS over a six-year period and compare findings with a historical control—an HIV-related p…

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