Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, February 21st, 2006
"The discovery of the human herpesvirus 8 (HHV8) improved our knowledge of the pathogenesis of Kaposi's sarcoma. After organ transplantation, Kaposi's sarcoma exhibits distinctive features compared with other forms of the disease. We report 22 cases of post-transplant Kaposi's sarcoma (12 kidneys, 2 kidney-pancreas, 6 livers and 2 hearts)," investigators in France report.
According to C. Becuwe and colleagues at Hospital Edouard Herriot in Lyon, "The aim of this retrospective study was to analyze clinical and virological...
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