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African Kaposi's sarcoma


, : African Kaposi's sarcoma. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 83(1): 1-2, 4

A leading article on endemic and AIDS-associated Kaposi's sarcoma: clinical appearance, geographical distribution, immunosuppression, histology, cytogenetics and aetiopathogenesis.

Accession: 001748087

PMID: 2690412

DOI: 10.1016/0035-9203(89)90685-8

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