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kang cancer

 

Definition: a carcinoma of the skin of the thigh or abdomen in certain Indian or Chinese workers thought to result from irritation by heat from a hot brick oven (kang) or fire basket (kangri).

Synonym(s): kangri burn carcinoma

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