Pulmonary Kaposi's sarcoma presenting as diffuse reticular nodular infiltrates with cavitary lesions

South Med J. 1990 Sep;83(9):1096-8. doi: 10.1097/00007611-199009000-00028.


We have presented the case of an AIDS patient with cutaneous and pulmonary KS with the unusual roentgenographic findings of multiple cavitary lesions in addition to diffuse reticular nodular infiltrates. This case serves to emphasize the protean roentgenographic manifestations of pulmonary KS.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome / complications
  • Adult
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Humans
  • Lung Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging*
  • Lung Neoplasms / etiology
  • Lung Neoplasms / pathology
  • Male
  • Sarcoma, Kaposi / diagnostic imaging*
  • Sarcoma, Kaposi / etiology
  • Sarcoma, Kaposi / pathology
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed