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Primary Kaposi Sarcoma of Penis in HIV Negative Patient.

Karami H, Bagher-Tabrizi A, Yaghoobi M - Iran J Cancer Prev (2012)

Bottom Line: 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.

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Affiliation: Dept. of Urology, Shohada Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran , Iran.

ABSTRACT
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.

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Mentions: The patient was 47 years old male, suffered from itchy penile papules which the first one had started to grow 5 years ago. The first manifestation of his disease had appeared by a violet sub-coronal papule (about 5 mm in diameter). During the last three months the lesion had extended rapidly and appeared multiple lesions similar to the first lesion, around the coronal region. He didn't have any history of fever, weight loss, or mucosal involvement. He had unprotected extra marital sex with a female partner but 2 years after initiation of lesions. His wife was free from Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs). The patient didn't have a history of chemotherapy, radiotherapy, HIV infection, dermatologic disorders and disease and medications with immune suppression. In his past medical history, there was no report of any kind of disease or surgery, but only he underwent surgical remove of right urethral stone, 7 years ago. On examination, there were popular indurate glandular and sub-coronal lesions which some of them were crusted. No inguinal or iliac nodes were palpable and other sites of skin and mucosal surface had not involved by tumor (Figure 1, 2).


Primary Kaposi Sarcoma of Penis in HIV Negative Patient.

Karami H, Bagher-Tabrizi A, Yaghoobi M - Iran J Cancer Prev (2012)

Kaposi sarcoma papules on patient's penis
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f2-IJCP-05-225: Kaposi sarcoma papules on patient's penis
Mentions: The patient was 47 years old male, suffered from itchy penile papules which the first one had started to grow 5 years ago. The first manifestation of his disease had appeared by a violet sub-coronal papule (about 5 mm in diameter). During the last three months the lesion had extended rapidly and appeared multiple lesions similar to the first lesion, around the coronal region. He didn't have any history of fever, weight loss, or mucosal involvement. He had unprotected extra marital sex with a female partner but 2 years after initiation of lesions. His wife was free from Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs). The patient didn't have a history of chemotherapy, radiotherapy, HIV infection, dermatologic disorders and disease and medications with immune suppression. In his past medical history, there was no report of any kind of disease or surgery, but only he underwent surgical remove of right urethral stone, 7 years ago. On examination, there were popular indurate glandular and sub-coronal lesions which some of them were crusted. No inguinal or iliac nodes were palpable and other sites of skin and mucosal surface had not involved by tumor (Figure 1, 2).

Bottom Line: 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.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Dept. of Urology, Shohada Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran , Iran.

ABSTRACT
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.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus