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March 1920

REPORT OF TWO CASES OF IDIOPATHIC HEMORRHAGIC SARCOMA (KAPOSI), THE FIRST COMPLICATED WITH LYMPHATIC LEUKEMIA

Author Affiliations

CLEVELAND

From the Department of Dermatology and Syphilis. and from the Department of Pathology, Western Reserve University and Lakeside Hospital.

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1920;1(3):283-295. doi:10.1001/archderm.1920.02350030051005
Abstract

The subject of idiopathic hemorrhagic sarcoma of Kaposi has already been written about from many standpoints, and to date quite a large number of cases have been reported. They have been reviewed so thoroughly in the articles of Gilchrist and Ketron,1 and in that of Hazen,2 that we feel that it would be superfluous to mention these reviews except in connection with the cases relevant to conditions in the patients we wish to report.

CASE REPORTS 

Case 1.—History.—  William K., a Russian Hebrew, aged 63, was seen by one of the writers in 1913, in consultation with Dr. G. W. Crile, on whose service the patient was at that time and to whom we are indebted for these notes. His principal complaint was that he had some red spots on the bottom of his left foot (Fig. 1), which at first had caused him very little trouble; later

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