KSHV

A type of herpesvirus that may cause Kaposi sarcoma (a rare cancer that can cause skin lesions) and a type of lymphoma (cancer that begins in the lymph system), especially in patients who have a weak immune system. Also called Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus, human herpesvirus 8, and HHV8.

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  • KSHV (TV) — Infobox Broadcast call letters = KSHV city = station station slogan = station branding = My45 analog = 45 (UHF) digital = 44 (UHF) other chs = affiliations = MyNetworkTV network = founded = airdate = April 15, 1994 location = Shreveport,… …   Wikipedia

  • KSHV — The letters KSHV may represent the following:* KSHV (TV) channel 45, a MyNetworkTV affiliate in Shreveport, Louisiana * KSHV is also the ICAO airport code for the Shreveport Regional Airport * Kaposi s sarcoma associated herpesvirus (KSHV or HHV… …   Wikipedia

  • KSHV — Humanes Herpesvirus Typ 8 Systematik Reich: Viren Baltimore K. (Herpesviridae) I Familie: Herpesviridae Unterfamilie: Gammaherpesvirinae …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • KSHV — Herpèsvirus humain type 8 Herpèsvirus humain type 8 (HHV 8) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • KSHV — Kaposi sarcoma associated herpesvirus …   Medical dictionary

  • KSHV — ICAO Airportcode f. Shreveport Regional Airport (Louisiana ; USA) see online …   Acronyms

  • KSHV — ICAO Airportcode f. Shreveport Regional Airport ( Louisiana ; USA) see online …   Acronyms von A bis Z

  • KSHV — • Kaposi sarcoma associated herpesvirus …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • Kaposi's sarcoma — Caption = Intraoral Kaposi’s sarcoma lesion with an overlying candidiasis infection. OMIM = 148000 MedlinePlus = 000661 eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 1218 eMedicine mult = eMedicine2|derm|203 eMedicine2|oph|481 DiseasesDB = 7105 MeshID =… …   Wikipedia

  • Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus — Taxobox virus group = I familia = Herpesviridae subfamilia = Gammaherpesvirinae genus = Rhadinovirus species = Human herpesvirus 8 Kaposi s sarcoma associated herpesvirus (KSHV) is the eighth human herpesvirus; its formal name according to the… …   Wikipedia

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