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Sarcoma

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sarcoma

(Science: oncology, tumour) 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.