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Consensus of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases and Brazilian Society of Clinical Oncology on the management and treatment of Kaposi's sarcoma

Overview of attention for article published in Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases, May 2014
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Title
Consensus of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases and Brazilian Society of Clinical Oncology on the management and treatment of Kaposi's sarcoma
Published in
Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases, May 2014
DOI 10.1016/j.bjid.2014.01.002
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Authors

Érico Arruda, Alexandre Andrade dos Anjos Jacome, Ana Luiza de Castro Conde Toscano, Anderson Arantes Silvestrini, André Santa Bárbara Rêgo, Evanius Garcia Wiermann, Geraldo Felicio da Cunha, Heloisa Ramos Lacerda de Melo, Karen Mirna Loro Morejón, Luciano Zubaran Goldani, Luiz Carlos Pereira, Mariliza Henrique Silva, Mauro Sergio Treistman, Mônica Cristina Toledo Pereira, Patricia Maria Bezerra Xavier Romero, Rafael Aron Schmerling, Rodrigo Antonio Vieira Guedes, Veridiana Pires de Camargo

Abstract

Kaposi's sarcoma is a multifocal vascular lesion of low-grade potential that is most often present in mucocutaneous sites and usually also affects lymph nodes and visceral organs. The condition may manifest through purplish lesions, flat or raised with an irregular shape, gastrointestinal bleeding due to lesions located in the digestive system, and dyspnea and hemoptysis associated with pulmonary lesions. In the early 1980s, the appearance of several cases of Kaposi's sarcoma in homosexual men was the first alarm about a newly identified epidemic, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. In 1994, it was finally demonstrated that the presence of a herpes virus associated with Kaposi's sarcoma called HHV-8 or Kaposi's sarcoma herpes virus and its genetic sequence was rapidly deciphered. The prevalence of this virus is very high (about 50%) in some African populations, but stands between 2% and 8% for the entire world population. Kaposi's sarcoma only develops when the immune system is depressed, as in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, which appears to be associated with a specific variant of the Kaposi's sarcoma herpes virus. There are no treatment guidelines for Kaposi's sarcoma established in Brazil, and thus the Brazilian Society of Clinical Oncology and the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases developed the treatment consensus presented here.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 1 2%
Unknown 51 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 9 17%
Student > Bachelor 8 15%
Researcher 8 15%
Student > Postgraduate 7 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 6 12%
Other 6 12%
Unknown 8 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 21 40%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 6%
Nursing and Health Professions 3 6%
Social Sciences 3 6%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 3 6%
Other 10 19%
Unknown 9 17%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 28 January 2021.
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#10,399,185
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Outputs from Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
#199
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#87,459
of 196,479 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
#2
of 9 outputs
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