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SOURCE: The Lancet, February 29, 1992;339:515-518.
Human papilloma virus-16-related DNA sequences appear to be associated with different forms of Kaposi's sarcoma, and may have a role in the pathogenesis of this disease, according to a report from the New York University School of Medicine and the SUNY Heath Sciences Center.
AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma has been found to be ten-times more common in homosexual or bisexual men than in heterosexual men with the HIV-virus. It has been suggested that this is because AIDS-related KS is caused by an infectious agent, distinct from HIV-1, that is more easily transmitted during homosexual than heterosexual …