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Fig. 1 | Infectious Agents and Cancer

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From: Atypical presentation of classic Kaposi sarcoma in circumcised penis presenting as an ulcerative nodule with human herpesvirus 8 (HHV8) positivity and successfully treated with only local excision

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a Clinical picture of penile ulcerative nodule on glans penis. b Photomicrograph — H&E stain: Bundles of proliferating spindle cells wild mild atypia & foci of sprinkled RBC’s. c CD34 Immunostain: Cytoplasmic staining of spindle cells as well as endothelial cells of capillaries indicating spindles cells of endothelial origin. d HHV-8 immunostain: Demonstrates nuclear positivity to HHV-8 LNA-1 confirming Kaposi’s sarcoma

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