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December 6, 1902

SARCOMATOSIS CUTIS.

JAMA. 1902;XXXIX(23):1454-1458. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.52480490026001f
Abstract

It would far exceed the time allotted should we attempt to consider the class of true sarcomata occurring within the skin, or all those forms belonging to the class of sarcoid tumors, as mycosis fungoids, lymphodermia perniciosa and leucemia cutis. We will limit ourselves to the discussion of the idiopathic multiple pigmentary or hemorrhagic sarcoma (Kaposi) and the so-called sarcomatosis cutis (Kaposi) and their relation to each other, after citing cases of the first type from our own observation, which, differing somewhat from the usual type, offers some interesting points which tend to show that in the two affections we probably have to deal with an identical process.

A. IDIOPATHIC MULTIPLE HEMORRHAGIC SARCOMA. 

Case 1.  —C. L., German, 40 years old, married, has three healthy children. His parents died well advanced in years from causes unknown to him. He never suffered from any illness nor had venereal disease. His present

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