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<oncology> A form of cancer that arises in the supportive tissues such as bone, cartilage, fat or muscle.

Kaposi sarcoma: a sarcoma of spindle cells mixed with angiomatous tissue. Usually classed as an angioblastic tumour. A fairly frequent concomitant to HIV. Infection or long term immunosuppresion.

(14 May 1997)

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