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Kaposi's sarcoma

Saltos de línea: Ka¦posi's sar|coma
Pronunciación: /kəˈpəʊsɪz
 
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Definición de Kaposi's sarcoma en inglés:

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[mass noun] Medicine
A form of cancer involving multiple tumours of the lymph nodes or skin, occurring chiefly in people with depressed immune systems, e.g. as a result of AIDS.
Example sentences
  • The differential diagnoses include dermatofibroma, keloid, Kaposi's sarcoma and metastatic carcinoma.
  • People with AIDS are also at great risk of developing cancers, especially Kaposi's sarcoma and lymphoma.
  • Mouth cancer can also develop if you have a type of cancer called Kaposi's sarcoma, which can affect any part of the skin.

Origen

late 19th century: named after Moritz K. Kaposi (1837–1902), Hungarian dermatologist.

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