Successful treatment of pediatric post-liver transplant Kaposi's sarcoma with paclitaxel


Sen H. S. , Ates B. T. , Yilmazbas P., Ocak S., Kirimlioglu H. , Gokce S., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.62, no.5, pp.858-862, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 62 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.24953/turkjped.2020.05.020
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.858-862

Abstract

Background. Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is a complication of immunosuppressive therapy for transplant recipients. Unlike adult recipients, KS in pediatric organ transplantation is quite rare. Treatment is usually withdrawal of immunosuppression; non-responders often receive chemotherapy.