Kaposi's sarcoma

Kaposi's sarcoma

M112/0312 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 22.5MB

Downloadable file size: 2.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: DR M.A. ANSARY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Kaposi's sarcoma. Tumour tissue caused by Kaposi's sarcoma, in the gums of a 28-year-old male 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.

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

Keywords: 28-year-old, acquired immune deficiency, africa, african, aids, atypical, cancer, condition, disease, disorder, gum, gums, healthcare, kaposi's sarcoma, male, man, medical, medicine, mouth, oral, plaque, plaques, post-treatment, secondary, skin, swelling, swollen, syndrome, third world, tropical, tumour

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