Kaposis's sarcoma of the parotid gland in acquired

Mukherjee, Asish; Silver, Carl E.; Rosario, Patrick G.; Gerst, Paul H.
March 1998
American Surgeon;Mar1998, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p259
Academic Journal
Presents a case of Kaposi's sarcoma of the parotid in A patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Way in which human immunodeficiency virus-I (HIV-I) entered saliva; Cause of parotid swellings in children with HIV; Part of the body where Kaposi's sarcoma in AIDS patient are usually found,


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