Burkitts Lymphoma

Etiology

  • 1-2% of NHL
  • Related to EBV in Africa but not in US

Risk Factors

  • HIV +
  • Children (Africa) to adults (age 30 US)

Symptoms

  • Fast growing
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Sweats

Physical Exam Findings

  • Mass in abd (US)
  • Can begin elsehwere→ jaw common in Africa