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kaposi's sarcoma
 
Kaposi's sarcoma is a form of skin cancer that may involve internal organs. It is often is found in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).

A variety of factors have been thought to contribute to the development of kaposi's sarcoma, including:
 
Symptoms
Symptoms may include:
  • tumors that are bluish-red or purple lesions on the skin
  • bleeding from gastrointestinal lesions
  • shortness of breath
  • bloody saliva
 
Treatments
Treatment may include:

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