• Disease

    Kaposi sarcoma

    Kaposi's sarcoma on the foot. This once-rare malignancy of the blood vessels is now associated with AIDS. It is more frequently associated with AIDS in homosexual men than AIDS in IV drug users. The malignancy results in purplish grape-like lesions in the skin, gastrointestinal tract and other organs.

    Kaposi sarcoma is a cancerous tumor of the connective tissue, and is often associated with AIDS.