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Kaposi's sarcoma

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A sarcoma and Human herpesvirus 8 infectious disease that is transmitted_by human herpesvirus 8 (HHV8).

A malignant neoplasm characterized by a vascular proliferation which usually contains blunt endothelial cells. Erythrocyte extravasation and hemosiderin deposition are frequently present. The most frequent site of involvement is the skin; however it may also occur internally. It generally develops in people with compromised immune systems including those with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).

A sarcoma that is caused by human herpesvirus 8 (HHV8), which is also called Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV).

A sarcoma and is_a Human herpesvirus 8 infectious disease that derives_from lymphatic endothelium, and derives_from spindle cells, results_in_formation_of vascular channels that fill with blood cells, has_agent Human herpesvirus 8 (HHV8).

A Human herpesvirus 8 infectious disease and is_a sarcoma that derives_from lymphatic endothelium, and derives_from spindle cells, results_in_formation_of vascular channels that fill with blood cells, has_agent Human herpesvirus 8 (HHV8).

Synonyms: Kaposi sarcoma, morphology, KS - Kaposi's sarcoma, Kaposi's sarcoma (disorder), Kaposi's sarcoma, unspecified, KS, [X]Kaposi's sarcoma, unspecified (disorder), Kaposi's sarcoma, morphology, Epidemic Kaposi's sarcoma, Multiple haemorrhagic sarcoma, Kaposi's sarcoma, morphology (morphologic abnormality), [M]Kaposi's sarcoma, KAPOSI'S SARCOMA NOS, Kaposi's sarcoma, other specified sites, Kaposi - Kaposi's Sarcoma, Kaposi Sarcoma, SPF STS - KPSI'S SARCOMA, Kaposi's Sarcoma, [X]Kaposi's sarcoma, unspecified, Kaposi's sarcoma (clinical), Kaposi's sarcoma (morphologic abnormality), Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV), Multiple Hemorrhagic Sarcoma

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SNOMEDCT definition citation

SNOMEDCT:49937004

bioportal provenance

[X]Kaposi's sarcoma, unspecified (disorder)[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:190112000][accessDate: 05-04-2011], A Human herpesvirus 8 infectious disease and is_a sarcoma that derives_from lymphatic endothelium, and derives_from spindle cells, results_in_formation_of vascular channels that fill with blood cells, has_agent Human herpesvirus 8 (HHV8).[accessedResource: DOID:8632][accessDate: 05-04-2011], A malignant neoplasm characterized by a vascular proliferation which usually contains blunt endothelial cells. Erythrocyte extravasation and hemosiderin deposition are frequently present. The most frequent site of involvement is the skin; however it may also occur internally. It generally develops in people with compromised immune systems including those with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).[accessedResource: NCIt:C9087][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Kaposi's sarcoma, morphology[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:49937004][accessDate: 05-04-2011], KAPOSI'S SARCOMA NOS[accessedResource: ICD9:176.9][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Kaposi's sarcoma (clinical)[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:109385007][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Multiple haemorrhagic sarcoma[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:49937004][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Kaposi's sarcoma (disorder)[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:109385007][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Kaposi's sarcoma (morphologic abnormality)[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:49937004][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Kaposi sarcoma[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:109385007][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Epidemic Kaposi's sarcoma[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:109385007][accessDate: 05-04-2011], KS[accessedResource: NCIt:C9087][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Multiple Hemorrhagic Sarcoma[accessedResource: NCIt:C9087][accessDate: 05-04-2011], SPF STS - KPSI'S SARCOMA[accessedResource: ICD9:176.8][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Kaposi - Kaposi's Sarcoma[accessedResource: NCIt:C9087][accessDate: 05-04-2011], [M]Kaposi's sarcoma[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:49937004][accessDate: 05-04-2011], KS - Kaposi's sarcoma[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:109385007][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Kaposi's sarcoma, unspecified[accessedResource: ICD9:176.9][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Kaposi's sarcoma, morphology (morphologic abnormality)[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:49937004][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Kaposi's sarcoma, other specified sites[accessedResource: ICD9:176.8][accessDate: 05-04-2011], [X]Kaposi's sarcoma, unspecified[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:190112000][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Kaposi sarcoma, morphology[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:49937004][accessDate: 05-04-2011]

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James Malone, Tomasz Adamusiak