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Burkitt's lymphoma in South Ethiopia.
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PMID:  3004178     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In a retrospective study eleven cases with Burkitt's lymphoma have been diagnosed at three rural hospitals in the Sidamo and Gamu Gofa Regions of South Ethiopia. The clinical picture is heterogeneous with an abdominal mode of presentation being most frequently observed. It is concluded that South Ethiopia has an incidence of Burkitt's lymphoma between that of endemic countries (e.g. Uganda) and non-endemic countries such as the USA.
B Lindtjørn; J Olafsson
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  African journal of medicine and medical sciences     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0309-3913     ISO Abbreviation:  Afr J Med Med Sci     Publication Date:    1985 Sep-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-03-18     Completed Date:  1986-03-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7801013     Medline TA:  Afr J Med Med Sci     Country:  ENGLAND    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  181-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Burkitt Lymphoma / epidemiology*
Child, Preschool
Neoplasms / epidemiology
Retrospective Studies

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