KAPOSI'S SARCOMA IN HOMOSEXUAL MEN—A REPORT OF EIGHT CASES

@article{Hymes1981KAPOSISSI,
  title={KAPOSI'S SARCOMA IN HOMOSEXUAL MEN—A REPORT OF EIGHT CASES},
  author={Kenneth B. Hymes and JeffreyB. Greene and Aaron Marcus and Daniel C. William and Tony W. Cheung and Neil B. Prose and Harold S. Ballard and LindaJ. Laubenstein},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1981},
  volume={318},
  pages={598-600}
}

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