Burkett's lymphoma

Burkett's lymphoma

[′bər·kəts lim′fō·mə]
(medicine)
A malignant lymphoma of children, typically involving the retroperitoneal area and the mandible, but sparing the peripheral lymph nodes, bone marrow, and spleen.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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She has received NIH funding for cancer diagnosis in children with Burkett's Lymphoma and Wilms tumour (kidney cancer) and another one for determination of HIV viral load using mobile phone technology.
Majority of the cases are unilateral however, bilateral involvement are most commonly seen in case of secondary involvement and in Burkett's lymphoma (5).
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