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Kaposi's sarcoma of the tonsils
  1. Brendan Wright
  1. ENT, Health and Social Care Services in Northern Ireland, Belfast, UK
  1. Correspondence to Brendan Wright, bwright01{at}qub.ac.uk

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A 19-year-old HIV-positive man was referred to the ENT (ear, nose and throat) team with dysphagia and intermittent hearing loss. He had a CD4 count of 70 cells/mm3 (9%) and was receiving antiretroviral treatment (Raltegravir and Truvada). He had known Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) skin lesions on the neck and arms, and a left-sided level 5 neck node biopsy was positive for KS.

He gave a 2-week history of dysphagia at …

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