Spinal compression due to Burkitt lymphoma in a newly diagnosed HIV-infected child.


We describe a newly diagnosed HIV-infected child, without prior history of AIDS-defining disease, who presented with Burkitt lymphoma-related cauda equina syndrome that rapidly progressed to a flaccid paraplegia. Diagnosis was confirmed on biopsy and magnetic resonance imaging of the spine showed multiple epidural masses with involvement of several… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MPH.0b013e31818c918a

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