• Evidence is insufficient to make any firm recommendations as to the value of surgical excision, cryotherapy, photodynamic therapy and intralesional chemotherapy.
• In people with AIDS-related KS, an 8 Gy single fraction of radiotherapy is highly likely to improve the cosmetic outcome of individual cutaneous lesions, with minimal harm. Fractionated radiotherapy to a higher total dose causes greater skin toxicity but provides a longer duration of lesion control and therefore may be more appropriate for more indolent disease seen with classical KS and some forms of endemic (African) KS. However the optimum dose fractionation schedule in these conditions is yet to be determined.
• Topical 0-1% alitretinoin gel as a local treatment for AIDS-related KS is more effective than vehicle gel and has a response rate of approximately 35%.
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