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Table 3 Bullous Kaposi sarcoma: Review of the English-language literature

From: Histopathological analysis of vesicular and bullous lesions in Kaposi sarcoma

Refence N Sex (n) Age Nomenclature E. Type Location H. Stage Clinical apperance Association Behavior Year
Ronchese et al.[11] 2 M 68-66 Cystic, LLKS Classic Lower extremity Nodular Bulla-like - Generalized/slow progresion 1957
Gange et al.[21] 3 F (1) 55-72 (63) LLKS Classic Lower and Nodular Bulla-like (1), - Generalized/slow 1979
   M (2)     upper extremity   Papule (1)   progresion  
         Plaque (n = 1)    
Leibowitz et al.[18] 1 M 34 LLKS - Lower extremity Nodular Bulla-like Lymphedema Aggressive 1980
Recth et al.[17] 1 F - Bullous Classic Lower extremity Nodular Bulla-like, Vesicular - - 1986
Bossuyt et al.[19] 1 M - LLKS AIDS Lower and upper extremity Nodular Bulla-like Lymphedema Generalized/slow progresion 1995
Perrot et al.[14] 1 M - Bullous AIDS - - Bulla-like Lymphedema Aggressive 1995
Noel et al.[20] 1 M - LLKS AIDS Lower extremity Nodular Sponge-like - Generalized/slow progresion 1997
Cossu et al.[13] 7 F (1) 59-80 (70.3) LLKS Epidemic Lower extremity (6) Nodular Bulla-like (3) - Aggressive (1) 1997
   M (6)     Upper extremity (1)   Sponge-like (4)   Generalized/  
           slow progresion (5)  
           Localized/ slow progresion (1)  
Borroni et al.[8] 1 F 82 Bullous Classic Lower extremity Nodular Bulla-like - - 1997
Cottoni et al.[10] 6 M (4) 56-80 (68.5) LLKS (4) Classic Lower and Nodular Ulcer (2), Lymphedema (4) Aggresive (1) 1997
   F (2)   Regular (2)   upper extremity (2)   Bulla-like (1)    
       Lower extremity (4)   Serohematic loss (3)    
Davis et al.[12] 4 M 35 Bullous AIDS Lower extremity, scrotum Nodular Bulla-like Lymphedema Aggresive 2000
Atillasoy et al.[16] 1 M 41 Bullous AIDS Lower extremity Nodular Bulla-like, necrotic Lymphedema Aggresive 2001
Torchia et al.[9] 1 M 98 Pseudobullous Classic Lower extremity Nodular - Lymphedema Generalized/slow progresion 2008
Present series 4 M (3) 57-72 (66.7) Bullous Classic Lower and Nodular Ulcer (2), bulla-like - Localized/  
   F (1)     upper extremity (3)   (4), serohematic crust   slow progresion (3)  
       Head &Neck (1)     Aggresive (1)  
  1. Age: Min.-Max. (mean), LLKS: Lymphangioma-like Kaposi sarcoma, E. Type: Epidemiological type ,H. stage: Histological stage, F: Female, M: Male, AIDS: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.