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May 1, 2008

Classic Mediterranean Kaposi’s Sarcoma Regression With Sirolimus Treatment

Arch Dermatol. 2008;144(5):692-693. doi:10.1001/archderm.144.5.692

Replacement of mycophenolate mofetil, cyclosporine, or tacrolimus by sirolimus results in regression of Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) in organ transplant recipients.13 In these patients, clearance from KS might result either from reduced immunosuppression or from the direct antiangiogenic effects of sirolimus.

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