Burkitt’S Lymphoma

(Burkitt’s lymphoma) Burkitt’s lymphoma is a B-cell lymphoma that occurs primarily in children. A distinction is endemic (African), sporadic (non-African) and immunodeficiency-related forms. Burkitt lymphoma is endemic in Central Africa and accounts for 30% of lymphomas in children in the United States. The endemic in Africa form often occurs as an enlargement of the jaw or facial bones. In sporadic (non-African) Burkitt’s lymphoma, the abdominal manifestation dominated, often in the…

September 3, 2018