Burkitt


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Bur·kitt

(bŭr'kĭt),
Denis P., British physician in Uganda, 1911-1993. See: Burkitt lymphoma.
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But the 57-year-old turned out to have a type of blood cancer called Burkitt Lymphoma, which kills quickly if left untreated.
"I absolutely loved it!" said Jasmin Burkitt. "It was moving and hilarious and I've recommended it to everyone I know, even if they're not big readers, because I think it will appeal to everyone."
"Genome-wide discovery of somatic coding and non-coding mutations in pediatric endemic and sporadic Burkitt lymphoma." Blood Jan 7, 2019
Rafael Pharmaceuticals announced the initiation of patient enrollment for a phase II clinical trial of CPI-613 for patients with relapsed or refractory Burkitt Lymphoma/Leukemia.
The city council is only too pleased to support a giant photo mosaic of the Suffragette fighting for women's votes, Hilda Burkitt. It is so much easier when looking at people fighting for the vote 100 years ago!
Immunohistochemical staining showed neoplastic cells consistent with Burkitt lymphoma.
Hilda Burkitt, a militant suffragette worker for the Birmingham Women's Social and Political Union, seemed ideal, with even a direct link to New Street Station.
Permanent pathology and flow cytometry immunophenotyping analysis identified the tumor as a high-grade B-cell lymphoma with Burkitt morphology composed of intermediate-size malignant cells in a diffuse pattern with numerous tingible bodies creating a "starry sky" appearance (figure 2).
Gareth Burkitt led the charge with a half-century (51) while William Glenn (28), Morgan Bevans (24) and captain Geraint Leach (24) also added to the tally.
Burkitt lymphoma (BL) constitutes less than 1% of all non-Hodgkin lymphomas [1], and this percentage increases to 25% to 30% in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.
In 1958, the surgeon Dennis Burkitt first observed a tumour affecting the jaw of one of the paediatric population of Equatorial Africa.
Burkitt lymphoma is a high grade B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma which often presents with extranodal manifestations and occurs most often in children and immunocompromised hosts.