Primary Kaposi Sarcoma of Penis in HIV Negative Patient

Iran J Cancer Prev. 2012 Fall;5(4):225-7.


Primary Kaposi sarcoma of penis is very rare. We will introduce a 47 years old male patient referred to our clinic from dermatology service, in this report. The patient suffered from itchy penile papules around coronal region. The lab tests had revealed a negative serology of HIV but tissue PCR was positive for Human Herpesvirus-8 (HHV8). Histological findings were compatible with Kaposi sarcoma. Primary Kaposi sarcoma of penis is rare but could occur in HIV negative patients.

Keywords: Kaposi sarcoma; Penis; Primary.

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  • Case Reports