Involvement of the nervous system in malignant lymphoma in Nigeria.

@article{Janota1966InvolvementOT,
  title={Involvement of the nervous system in malignant lymphoma in Nigeria.},
  author={Ivan Janota},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={1966},
  volume={20},
  pages={47 - 61}
}
In recent years a form of malignant lymphoma common in, but not confined to, children has become recognised in Nigeria as elsewhere in equatorial Africa (Burkitt, 1958; Edington, Maclean and Okubadejo, 1964). The commonest presenting features are abdominal or jaw masses and paraplegia. High incidence and the frequent involvement of the jaw are peculiar to malignant lymphoma in Africa. The disease is almost always fatal. Twenty-one of the 25 cases that came to autopsy in 18 months at University… CONTINUE READING

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