Infectious Disease: Lymphoreticular: Burkitt Lymphoma

01 June 2011
Presented by Sebastian Lucas.

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A Ugandan autopsy specimen from a 4 year old african girl admitted with tumour of the jaw. She died two days after admission. The specimen shows extensive destruction by soft,haemorrhagic tumour of both mandibular rami with extension into the adjacent soft tissues. Tumour was also present in the liver, thyroid, spleen, kidneys, ovaries and abdominal lymph nodes.

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