A nurse educator is teaching a group of medical nurses about Kaposis sarcoma. What would the educator identify as characteristics of endemic Kaposis sarcoma? Select all that apply.

Answer Explanation: Endemic (African) Kaposis sarcoma affects people predominantly in the eastern half of Africa, near the equator. Men are affected more often than women, and children can be affected as well. The disease may resemble classic KS or it may infiltrate and progress to lymphadenopathic forms.

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