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Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia

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Abstract

ZANOL, Jorge David Rocha; CARVALHO, André Vicente Esteves de; LECOMPTE, Sérgio Martinez  and  TREZ, Elisa Gobbato. Kaposi's Sarcoma in a renal transplant patient receiving Fk-506. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2002, vol.77, n.6, pp. 707-710. ISSN 1806-4841.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962002000600008.

Kaposi's sarcoma is a cutaneous and extra cutaneous multicentric malignancy that has been widely described in renal-transplant patients under classic immunosuppressive therapy. This study describes a renal-transplant patient under immunosuppressive therapy with FK-506 who presented Kaposi's sarcoma 10 months after the transplantation.

Keywords : Sarcoma, Kaposi; tacrolimus; kidney transplantation.

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