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Kaposi's sarcoma in an adult with renal transplantation. MEDISAN [online]. 2010, vol.14, n.7, pp.1000-1004. ISSN 1029-3019.

The case report of a patient with renal transplantion, attended in the «Saturnino Lora Torres» Teaching Provincial Hospital from Santiago de Cuba who, after 12 months of his surgery, began to present erythematous lesions in the skin is presented. The results of the additional tests, including the biopsy, confirmed that it was a Kaposi's sarcoma. He was discharged and continued his follow up through the out patient department. After 3 months, the dermatopathy had totally disappeared and the glomerular filtration index decreased to 50%.

Keywords : adult; Kaposi's sarcoma; renal transplantation; dermatopathy; glomerular filtration index; secondary health care.

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