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(Early) Multiple Idiopathic Hemorrhagic Sarcoma of Kaposi. Presented by Drs. Gordon MacDonald and John Burket.
A 64-year-old, white Scandinavian male.
A 3-month history of an asymptomatic eruption of the left index finger, and a similar, but less severe, eruption of the left foot (medial aspect), consisting of reddish-blue papules over the sides and palmar aspect of the left foot and index finger, associated with a moderate amount of brawny edema. No adenopathy or hepatosplenomegaly was present.
The complete blood count was normal except for lymphocytosis of 52%. The results of the gastrointestinal series of x-rays was normal.
Dr. William B. Reed: I think the patient has to have a preceding edema to have this syndrome.Dr. Maximilian E. Obermayer: The initial manifestations of the disease appear not always on the lower extremities and not always in the usual form of indurated purple plaques. At
THE LOS ANGELES DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY. Arch Dermatol. 1965;92(3):331–332. doi:10.1001/archderm.1965.01600150121027
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