Burkitt's tumour


Burkitt's tumour

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  • Burkitt's tumour — Burkitt s lymphoma …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Лимфома Беркитта (Вигkitt'S Lymphomd), Опухоль Беркитта (Burkitt'S Tumour) — злокачественная опухоль лимфатической системы, часто встречаемая у детей африканских тропических стран, которые расположены на 15 Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Burkitt's lymphoma — Burkitt s tumour a malignant tumour of the lymphatic system, most commonly affecting children and largely confined to tropical Africa in a zone 15° north and south of the equator. It is the most rapidly growing malignancy, with a tumour doubling… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Burkitt's lymphoma — Bur·kitt s lymphoma .bər kəts also Burkitt lymphoma kət n a malignant lymphoma that affects primarily the upper and lower jaws, orbit, retroperitoneal tissues situated near the pancreas, kidneys, ovaries, testes, thyroid, adrenal glands, heart,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Burkitt's lymphoma — Infobox Disease Name = Burkitt s lymphoma Caption = Burkitt lymphoma, touch prep, Wright stain DiseasesDB = 1784 ICD10 = ICD10|C|83|7|c|81 ICD9 = ICD9|200.2 ICDO = 9687/3 | OMIM = 113970 MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 256… …   Wikipedia

  • Burkitt, Denis Parsons — ▪ 1994       Irish physician (b. Feb. 28, 1911, Enniskillen, Northern Ireland d. March 23, 1993, England), recognized the significance of varying climatic conditions and eating habits in the incidence of cancer and certain other diseases. His… …   Universalium

  • Burkitt's lymphoma — /bɜkəts lɪmˈfoʊmə/ (say berkuhts lim fohmuh) noun a tumour of lymphoid tissue, caused by a virus, and mainly found in children in specific areas of central Africa. {named after Denis Burkitt, 1911–93, British doctor, who first described it} …   Australian English dictionary

  • burkitt's lymphoma — n. Med. a malignant tumour of the lymphatic system, esp. affecting children of Central Africa. Etymology: D. P. Burkitt, Brit. surgeon b. 1911 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Burkitt's lymphoma — Malignant tumour of lymphoblasts derived from B lymphocytes. Most commonly affects children in tropical Africa: both Epstein Barr virus and immunosuppression due to malarial infection are involved …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Denis Parsons Burkitt — Born 28 February 1911 …   Wikipedia

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