Burkitts lymphoma - definition of Burkitts lymphoma by The Free Dictionary
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Bur′kitt's lympho′ma (ˈbɜr kɪts)
a cancer of the lymphatic system characterized by lesions of the jaw or abdomen, mainly affecting children in central Africa.
[after Denis Parsons Burkitt (b. 1911), Irish physician, who identified it in 1957]
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Josh Cubbin, 8 Josh was only three when he was diagnosed with a very aggressive form of cancer known as Burkitts Lymphoma
. For four months in 2014 Josh's home was Ward 84.
Primary Burkitts lymphoma
presenting as a rapidly growing thyroid mass.
: molecular pathogenesis and treatment.
Emily, a pupil at Croesyceiliog Comprehensive School, in Cwmbran, was diagnosed with Burkitts lymphoma