A case of Kaposi's sarcoma of a digit in a patient with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is described. The patient had what appeared to be a chronic paronychia. The paronychia tissue was excised and biopsy findings showed Kaposi's sarcoma. Kaposi's sarcoma is a multicentric, malignant, vascular tumor composed of proliferating spindle-shaped cells and capillary vessels.
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- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine