Indian Journal of Gastroenterology

, Volume 37, Issue 5, pp 477–478 | Cite as

Kaposi sarcoma—An unusual cause of asymptomatic anemia

  • J. M. CostaEmail author
  • T. Leal
  • S. D. Carvalho
  • R. Gonçalves
  • B. Arroja


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JMC, TL, SDC, RG, and BA declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Costa
    • 1
    Email author
  • T. Leal
    • 1
  • S. D. Carvalho
    • 2
  • R. Gonçalves
    • 1
  • B. Arroja
    • 1
  1. 1.Gastroenterology DepartmentHospital de BragaBragaPortugal
  2. 2.Pathology DepartmentHospital de BragaBragaPortugal

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