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Kaposi, Maricz (1837-1902)

Born 1837.

Professor and director of the dermatological clinic, Vienna.

Kaposi's sarcoma
Multiple, painless, plum coloured nodules usually seen on the lower limbs. This condition was mainly seen in Africans and then in Polish Jews, Eastern Europeans and Italians. Now most often seen in people suffering from HIV.

Adrian P. Ireland