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Kaposi Sarcoma of Head and Neck
Deborah R. Shatzkes, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            • Diagnostic Checklist

              TERMINOLOGY

              • Abbreviations

                • Kaposi sarcoma (KS)
              • Definitions

                • Low-grade vascular tumor primarily affecting skin and causing disseminated disease in a variety of organs
                  • 4 subtypes: Classic KS, endemic KS, AIDS-related KS, iatrogenic KS

              IMAGING

              • General Features

                • Imaging Recommendations

                  • CT Findings

                    • MR Findings

                      • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                        DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                          PATHOLOGY

                          • General Features

                            • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                              • Microscopic Features

                                CLINICAL ISSUES

                                • Presentation

                                  • Demographics

                                    • Natural History & Prognosis

                                      • Treatment

                                        DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                        • Consider

                                          • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                            Selected References

                                            1. Davison JM et al: FDG PET/CT in patients with HIV. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 197(2):284-94, 2011
                                            2. Liu Y: Demonstrations of AIDS-associated malignancies and infections at FDG PET-CT. Ann Nucl Med. 25(8):536-46, 2011
                                            3. Purgina B et al: A review of carcinomas arising in the head and neck region in HIV-positive patients. Patholog Res Int. 2011:469150, 2011
                                            4. Razek AA et al: Soft tissue tumors of the head and neck: imaging-based review of the WHO classification. Radiographics. 31(7):1923-54, 2011
                                            5. Morooka M et al: Whole-body 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography images before and after chemotherapy for Kaposi sarcoma and highly active antiretrovirus therapy. Jpn J Radiol. 28(10):759-62, 2010
                                            6. Ramírez-Amador V et al: Kaposi's sarcoma of the head and neck: a review. Oral Oncol. 46(3):135-45, 2010
                                            7. Patrikidou A et al: Non-AIDS Kaposi's sarcoma in the head and neck area. Head Neck. 31(2):260-8, 2009
                                            8. O'Mahony D et al: Imaging techniques for Kaposi's sarcoma. J HIV Ther. 13(3):65-71, 2008
                                            9. Peer FI et al: 99mTc-MIBI imaging of cutaneous AIDS-associated Kaposi's sarcoma. Int J Dermatol. 46(2):166-71, 2007
                                            10. Restrepo CS et al: Imaging manifestations of Kaposi sarcoma. Radiographics. 26(4):1169-85, 2006
                                            11. Dezube BJ: Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-related Kaposi's sarcoma: clinical features, staging, and treatment. Semin Oncol. 27(4):424-30, 2000
                                            12. Krown SE et al: AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma: prospective validation of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group staging classification. AIDS Clinical Trials Group Oncology Committee. J Clin Oncol. 15(9):3085-92, 1997
                                            13. Schiff NF et al: Kaposi's sarcoma of the larynx. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 106(7 Pt 1):563-7, 1997
                                            14. Herts BR et al: High-attenuation lymphadenopathy in AIDS patients: significance of findings at CT. Radiology. 185(3):777-81, 1992
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                                            KEY FACTS

                                            • Terminology

                                              • Imaging

                                                • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                                  • Pathology

                                                    • Clinical Issues

                                                      • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                        TERMINOLOGY

                                                        • Abbreviations

                                                          • Kaposi sarcoma (KS)
                                                        • Definitions

                                                          • Low-grade vascular tumor primarily affecting skin and causing disseminated disease in a variety of organs
                                                            • 4 subtypes: Classic KS, endemic KS, AIDS-related KS, iatrogenic KS

                                                        IMAGING

                                                        • General Features

                                                          • Imaging Recommendations

                                                            • CT Findings

                                                              • MR Findings

                                                                • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                                                                  DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                                    PATHOLOGY

                                                                    • General Features

                                                                      • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                                                        • Microscopic Features

                                                                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                          • Presentation

                                                                            • Demographics

                                                                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                                • Treatment

                                                                                  DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                                  • Consider

                                                                                    • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                                      Selected References

                                                                                      1. Davison JM et al: FDG PET/CT in patients with HIV. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 197(2):284-94, 2011
                                                                                      2. Liu Y: Demonstrations of AIDS-associated malignancies and infections at FDG PET-CT. Ann Nucl Med. 25(8):536-46, 2011
                                                                                      3. Purgina B et al: A review of carcinomas arising in the head and neck region in HIV-positive patients. Patholog Res Int. 2011:469150, 2011
                                                                                      4. Razek AA et al: Soft tissue tumors of the head and neck: imaging-based review of the WHO classification. Radiographics. 31(7):1923-54, 2011
                                                                                      5. Morooka M et al: Whole-body 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography images before and after chemotherapy for Kaposi sarcoma and highly active antiretrovirus therapy. Jpn J Radiol. 28(10):759-62, 2010
                                                                                      6. Ramírez-Amador V et al: Kaposi's sarcoma of the head and neck: a review. Oral Oncol. 46(3):135-45, 2010
                                                                                      7. Patrikidou A et al: Non-AIDS Kaposi's sarcoma in the head and neck area. Head Neck. 31(2):260-8, 2009
                                                                                      8. O'Mahony D et al: Imaging techniques for Kaposi's sarcoma. J HIV Ther. 13(3):65-71, 2008
                                                                                      9. Peer FI et al: 99mTc-MIBI imaging of cutaneous AIDS-associated Kaposi's sarcoma. Int J Dermatol. 46(2):166-71, 2007
                                                                                      10. Restrepo CS et al: Imaging manifestations of Kaposi sarcoma. Radiographics. 26(4):1169-85, 2006
                                                                                      11. Dezube BJ: Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-related Kaposi's sarcoma: clinical features, staging, and treatment. Semin Oncol. 27(4):424-30, 2000
                                                                                      12. Krown SE et al: AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma: prospective validation of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group staging classification. AIDS Clinical Trials Group Oncology Committee. J Clin Oncol. 15(9):3085-92, 1997
                                                                                      13. Schiff NF et al: Kaposi's sarcoma of the larynx. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 106(7 Pt 1):563-7, 1997
                                                                                      14. Herts BR et al: High-attenuation lymphadenopathy in AIDS patients: significance of findings at CT. Radiology. 185(3):777-81, 1992