Kaposi's sarcoma of the hand

Kaposi's sarcoma of the hand

M112/0298 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 26.2MB

Downloadable file size: 3.5MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Kaposi's sarcoma tumours. Image 1 of 2. Multiple Kaposi's sarcoma tumours on the hand of a patient with AIDS. AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) is a disease caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). It causes a gradual weakening of the immune system, making otherwise harmless infections life-threatening. Kaposi's sarcoma is a type of skin cancer. In AIDS it often spreads to other tissues and can be rapidly fatal. This image was taken in Africa, where lack of access to medicine and information makes AIDS a major public health concern. For the hand after three years of chemotherapy, during which the tumours developed drug resistance, see M112/299.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: acquired immune deficiency, africa, african, aids, black, cancer, chemotherapy, condition, developing, disease, disorder, fingers, hand, healthcare, immunocompromised, immunosuppressed, kaposi's sarcoma, medical, medicine, patient, pre-treatment, secondary, swelling, swollen, syndrome, third world, tropical, tropics, tumour, ulcerated, ulcers

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.