Meaning of Kaposi's sarcoma
Pronunciation: (ku-pō'sēz, kap'u-), [key]
— Pathol. Pathol.
- a cancer of connective tissue characterized by painless, purplish-red to brown plaquelike or pimply lesions on the extremities, trunk, or head, and sometimes involving the lungs, viscera, etc., occurring in a mild form among older men of certain Mediterranean and central African populations and in a more virulent form among persons with AIDS.