Pseudo-Kaposi's sarcoma developing after surgery on a lower limb fracture

Seung Phil Hong, Chang Wook Park, Eung Ho Choi, Sung Ku Ahn

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Pseudo-Kaposi's sarcoma is a reactive vasoproliferating disorder that resembles Kaposi's sarcoma. In most cases, it has been associated, with venous insufficiency and congenital or iatrogenic arteriovenous fistula. We report a 56-year-old female patient with pseudo-Kaposi's sarcoma, probably caused by chronic lymphedema and venous insufficiency, which developed after open reduction and internal fixation for right femoral fracture.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1565-1567
Number of pages3
JournalKorean Journal of Dermatology
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Nov

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology


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