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Pathology of Burkitt's lymphoma in Zaire.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6536626     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A study was made of 527 cases of lymphoma diagnosed over the period 1960-1980 in the Department of Pathology of the University of Kinshasa. Of these cases, 115 were found to be Burkitt's lymphoma, the maxilla being the most frequently affected site. Most of the cases (74%) were diagnosed during the first decade of life and the majority (75%) of the cases of maxillary BL occurred in young children. The results show that the disease is quite common in Zaire and occurs in all the Provinces of the country and among all ethnic groups.
M M Kalengayi; L Mubikayi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  IARC scientific publications     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0300-5038     ISO Abbreviation:  IARC Sci. Publ.     Publication Date:  1984  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-09-26     Completed Date:  1985-09-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8009542     Medline TA:  IARC Sci Publ     Country:  FRANCE    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  655-64     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Burkitt Lymphoma / pathology*
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms / pathology
Maxillary Neoplasms / pathology*
Middle Aged
Ovarian Neoplasms / pathology

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