Published in AIDS Weekly, June 26th, 2006
"Despite common endothelial origins, angiosarcoma and Kaposi's sarcoma are clinically and histologically distinct vascular proliferations. The development of angiosarcoma in a chronically edematous abdominal pannus is extremely uncommon."
"Similarly, tumors with the combined histologic features of angiosarcoma and Kaposi's sarcoma have rarely been described," wrote investigators in the United States.
According to the authors, "We reviewed the literature on angiosarcoma arising in a lymphedematous abdominal pannus and evaluated an 81-year-old...
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