The familial occurence of classic type Kaposi sarcoma

Hippokratia 2004, 8(1):26-28

M Charalampidou, M Krikeli, E Destouni, G. Vergoulas
Radiotherapy Dpt, Theagenio General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
Organ Transplant Unit, Hippokratio General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece


The Familial occurrence of classic type Kaposi sarcoma is extremely rare and very few cases have been reported in the world literature. We present the clinical picture of two couples of patients with Familial Kaposi sarcoma who were members of the same family respectively.