Burkitt's lymphoma of the tonsil

M. Kraus, D. M. Fliss, S. Argov, A. Leiberman, D. Benharroch

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A case of Burkitt's lymphoma involving the tonsil in a 10-year-old Bedouin boy, is presented. The biological behaviour and the clinical presentation of this unusual neoplasm are discussed and the English language literature is reviewed. The diagnosis was made by histological examination, electron microscopy and confirmed by immunohistochemistry. The patient showed an excellent symptomatic response to surgery and chemotherapy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)991-994
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Laryngology and Otology
Issue number12
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1990
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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