Revista Cubana de Medicina
versión On-line ISSN 1561-302X
PEREZ RODRIGUEZ, Alexis et al. Kaposi's sarcoma in the kidney transplant recipient. A case report. Rev cubana med [online]. 2004, vol.43, n.1, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1561-302X.
The case of a 56-year-old patient who underwent a kidney transplant from a living donor at the National Nephrology Institute, Cuba, and at the 4 ½ months was diagnosed a Kaposi's sarcoma, was clinically presented. His evolution was not favorable, since he did not answer to the therapeutical measures prescribed that included the reduction of immunosuppression and radiotherapy. The tumoral process spreaded over the whole body and it metastasized to the stomach. The characteristic lesions of this tumoral process were presented.
Palabras llave : Kidney transplatation; saroma Kaposi.