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What is Kaposi Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus (KSHV)? KSHV, also known as human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8), is a human tumor gamma herpesvirus implicated in the pathogenesis of Kaposi sarcoma (KS), as well as other lymphoproliferative disorders (eg. Castleman’s disease and primary effusion lymphoma) (Mesri, Cesarman & Boshoff, 2010)   What is Kaposi Sarcoma (KS)? The most common Read More

A case of cough, wasting and lymphadenopathy

A 32 year old female presented to the emergency room with a two month history of worsening dyspnea, cough with production of sputum, haemoptysis and extensive…

Case of enlarged hard tongue

A 59 year old male presents to the medical out patient department with a one month history of progressively increasing fatigue and backache.For the last month the patient has been feeling exhausted for no apparent reason…

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