Kaposi sarcoma is a mesenchymal tumor involving blood and lymphatic vessels. It is the most common malignancy in HIV-infected patients and is classified as one of the AIDS-defining diseases. First described as early as 1872, it is only in recent years that deeper insights into the pathogenesis of Kaposi sarcoma have been gained; Kaposi sarcoma represents an extraordinary example of viral oncogenesis and growth control by the immune system.
American Journal of Cancer – Springer Journals
Published: Aug 10, 2012
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