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Primary epidural burkitt lymphoma in a child: case presentation and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12746166     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Primary spinal epidural Burkitt lymphoma, presenting with signs of spinal cord compression, is very uncommon in childhood. Previously reported pediatric cases with isolated epidural Burkitt lymphoma had a high mortality, and survivors usually suffered serious neurologic sequelae. The authors present a 13-year-old female with isolated epidural Burkitt lymphoma with favorable outcome, and review the pediatric literature.
Authors:
Matthew F Daley; Michael D Partington; Nina Kadan-Lottick; Lorrie F Odom
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric hematology and oncology     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0888-0018     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Hematol Oncol     Publication Date:  2003 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-05-14     Completed Date:  2004-02-02     Revised Date:  2006-04-24    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8700164     Medline TA:  Pediatr Hematol Oncol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  333-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Section of General Academic Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and the Children's Hospital, Denver, Colorado 80218, USA. daley.matthew@tchden.org
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols / therapeutic use
Burkitt Lymphoma / drug therapy,  pathology*
Epidural Neoplasms / drug therapy,  pathology*
Epidural Space
Female
Humans
Infant
Spinal Cord Compression / diagnosis

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