TeachMeFinance.com - explain Burkitt's lymphoma
An aggressive (rapidly progressing) type of B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma that occurs most often in children and young adults. The disease may affect the jaw, central nervous system, bowel, kidneys, ovaries, or other organs. There are three main types of Burkittfs lymphoma (sporadic, endemic, and immunodeficiency related). Sporadic Burkittfs lymphoma occurs throughout the world, and endemic Burkittfs lymphoma occurs in Africa. Immunodeficiency-related Burkittfs lymphoma is most often seen in AIDS patients.
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