Health Boards


My Profile

Health Boad

Health Jobs


Health Tools

Burkitt's lymphoma

An aggressive (rapidly progressing) type of B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma that occurs most often in children and young adults. The disease may affect the jaw, central nervous system, bowel, kidneys, ovaries, or other organs. There are three main types of Burkitt’s lymphoma (sporadic, endemic, and immunodeficiency related). Sporadic Burkitt’s lymphoma occurs throughout the world, and endemic Burkitt’s lymphoma occurs in Africa. Immunodeficiency-related Burkitt’s lymphoma is most often seen in AIDS patients.

Selected Burkitt's lymphoma links:

© 1997-2005 is a purely informational website, and should not be used as a substitute for professional legal, medical or technical advice.