Kaposi's Sarcoma in A Subject Treated for Dermatomyositis With Immunosuppressant and Steroid

  • Bandana Bhardwaj
  • Shivani Thakur
Keywords: Dermatomyositis, Kaposi's Sarcoma, Cyclosporine


The incidence of Kaposi's sarcoma has increased in recent years mainly because its association with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and organ transplant recipients treated with immunosuppressive drugs, especially with cyclosporine. We present the case of a patient with dermatomyositis who developed Kaposi's sarcoma after receiving treatment with steroids, cyclosporine, and human polyclonal immunoglobulin.


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Author Biographies

Bandana Bhardwaj

MD (Internal Medicine), Consultant Private Practitioner, Bhuntar, District Kullu, India.

Shivani Thakur

MBBS Intern, Bhuntar, District Kullu, India.


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DOI: 10.26440/IHRJ/0512.03513
Published: 2022-03-28
How to Cite
Bandana Bhardwaj, Shivani Thakur. Kaposi’s Sarcoma in A Subject Treated for Dermatomyositis With Immunosuppressant and Steroid. IHRJ [Internet]. 2022Mar.28 [cited 2023Nov.30];5(12):CR1-CR3. Available from: https://ihrjournal.com/ihrj/article/view/513