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Burkitt's lymphoma of the tonsil.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2280160     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of Burkitt's lymphoma involving the tonsil in a 10-year-old Bedouin boy, is presented. The biological behaviour and the clinical presentation of this unusual neoplasm are discussed and the English language literature is reviewed. The diagnosis was made by histological examination, electron microscopy and confirmed by immunohistochemistry. The patient showed an excellent symptomatic response to surgery and chemotherapy.
M Kraus; D M Fliss; S Argov; A Leiberman; D Benharroch
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of laryngology and otology     Volume:  104     ISSN:  0022-2151     ISO Abbreviation:  J Laryngol Otol     Publication Date:  1990 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-03-08     Completed Date:  1991-03-08     Revised Date:  2006-04-24    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8706896     Medline TA:  J Laryngol Otol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  991-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Soroka Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Antigens, Differentiation, B-Lymphocyte / analysis
Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols / therapeutic use
Burkitt Lymphoma* / surgery,  ultrastructure
Combined Modality Therapy
Microscopy, Electron
Tonsillar Neoplasms* / surgery,  ultrastructure
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antigens, Differentiation, B-Lymphocyte

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