Kaposis sarcoma

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Ka′po•si's sarco′ma

(ˈkɑ pə siz, ˈkæp ə-)
a cancer of connective tissue characterized by painless purplish red blotches appearing on the skin.
[after Hungarian dermatologist Moritz Kaposi, or Moriz Kohn (1837–1902), who described it in 1872]
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Bilezikci et al., "Kaposis Sarcoma of te stomach: two cases," The Turkish Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.
Kaposis sarcoma a common manifestation in the western studies was not seen in any of the patients.