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  Purplish Lesions of Kaposi's Sarcoma  
   
  A person's back with purplish lesions of Kaposi's sarcoma.  
     
 

The purplish lesions of Kaposi's sarcoma, a cancer not usually seen in young men, were common among the patients with the new immune deficiency disease

 
     
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