Complete Response of Classic Kaposi’s Sarcoma of the Larynx after Radiotherapy


Klin Onkol 2020; 33(3): 236-237.

Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS) is a neoplastic vascular disorder. Most frequently, KS arise in mucocutaneous sites, typically the skin of the lower extremities. Laryngeal involvement is not unusual. Approximately 25 cases of KS of the larynx have been recorded in the literature. Most patients have had AIDS-related KS, although HIV-negative persons with laryngeal KS have also been noted. Classic Kaposi’s sarcoma (CKS) is one of the four distinct clinical presentations of KS not related to immunodeficiency. We report a case of CKS of the larynx.

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