NCI Definition: A Kaposi sarcoma arising from the skin. It presents with patches, plaques, or nodules. [1]

Disease Details

Cutaneous Kaposi Sarcoma, Cutaneous Kaposi's Sarcoma, Kaposi's Sarcoma of Skin, Cutaneous (Skin) Kaposi Sarcoma
Skin Sarcoma


1. National Cancer Institute. NCI Thesaurus Version 18.11d. https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ [2018-08-28]. [2018-09-21].

2. The AACR Project GENIE Consortium. AACR Project GENIE: powering precision medicine through an international consortium. Cancer Discovery. 2017;7(8):818-831. Dataset Version 8. This dataset does not represent the totality of the genetic landscape; see paper for more information.

3. All assertions and clinical trial landscape data are curated from primary sources. You can read more about the curation process here.