Pseudo-Kaposi Sarcoma (Acroangiodermatitis) Questions & Answers

Updated: Jan 08, 2018
  • Author: Zoltan Trizna, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma (acroangiodermatitis)?

What is the pathophysiology of pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma (acroangiodermatitis)?

What causes pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma (acroangiodermatitis)?

What is the prevalence of pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma (acroangiodermatitis)?

What are the racial predilections of pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma (acroangiodermatitis)?

What are the sexual predilections of pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma (acroangiodermatitis)?

What is the prevalence of pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma (acroangiodermatitis) by age?

What is the prognosis of pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma (acroangiodermatitis)?

What is included in patient education about pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma (acroangiodermatitis)?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma (acroangiodermatitis)?

Which physical findings are characteristic of pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma (acroangiodermatitis)?

What are the possible complications of pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma (acroangiodermatitis)?

DDX

Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma (acroangiodermatitis)?

What are the differential diagnoses for Pseudo-Kaposi Sarcoma (Acroangiodermatitis)?

Workup

What is the role of lab studies in the workup of pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma (acroangiodermatitis)?

What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma (acroangiodermatitis)?

How is hypoxia assessed in the workup of pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma (acroangiodermatitis)?

What is the role of biopsy in the workup of pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma (acroangiodermatitis)?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma (acroangiodermatitis)?

Treatment

How is pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma (acroangiodermatitis) treated?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma (acroangiodermatitis)?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma (acroangiodermatitis)?

Which dietary modifications are used in the treatment of pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma (acroangiodermatitis)?

Which activity modifications are used in the treatment of pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma (acroangiodermatitis)?

What is the long-term monitoring for pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma (acroangiodermatitis)?

Medications

What is the role of medications in the treatment of pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma (acroangiodermatitis)?