Kaposi's sarcoma of the stomach

Kaposi's sarcoma of the stomach

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Credit: DR M.A. ANSARY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Kaposi's sarcoma. Tumour nodules (black/grey) on the excised stomach of a child who had AIDS, and died of Kaposi's sarcoma. AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) is a disease caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). It causes a gradual weakening of the immune system, making otherwise harmless infections life-threatening. Kaposi's sarcoma is a type of skin cancer. In AIDS it often spreads to other tissues, as seen here, and can be rapidly fatal. This image was taken in Africa, where lack of access to medicine and information makes AIDS a major public health concern.

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Keywords: acquired immune deficiency, africa, african, aids, cancer, child, condition, disease, disorder, gastric, healthcare, horizontal, kaposi's sarcoma, medical, medicine, nodule, nodules, secondary, stomach, syndrome, third world, tropical, tumour, ulcerated, ulcers

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