Denis P., British physician in Uganda, 1911–1993. See B. lymphoma.

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  • Burkitt — (tumeur de) MED Cancer des vaisseaux lymphatiques de la face, découvert en 1947 par le médecin anglais Burkitt en Afrique équatoriale où la maladie est endémique. C est le seul cancer humain dont un agent infectieux, un virus du groupe herpès,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Burkitt — Denis Parsons Burkitt (* 28. Februar 1911 in Enniskillen in der Grafschaft Fermanagh in Nordirland; † 23. März 1993 in Gloucester, England) war ein britischer (nordirischer) Chirurg und Tropenmediziner. Bekannt geworden ist Burkitt vor allem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Burkitt — This unusual surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is from the Olde English pre 7th Century personal name Burgheard , composed of the elements burh, burg , fort, similar to the Old High German burg (from the Old French element), the common… …   Surnames reference

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  • Burkitt-Tumor —   [ bəːkɪt ], Burkitt Lymphom, von dem britischen Tropenarzt Denis Parsons Burkitt (* 1911, ✝ 1993) bei Kindern in Uganda 1958 beschriebenes bösartiges Lymphom, das meist im Gesichtsbereich auftritt. Der Burkitt Tumor kommt im tropischen Afrika,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • BURKITT Dennis — Cirujano inglés (retrato) [véase http://www.iqb.es/diccio/b/bu.htm#burkitt]: descubridor en 1958 del linfoma que lleva su nombre y que se origina en niños por el virus de Epstein Barr CIE 10 [véase http://www.iqb.es/patologia/burkitt.htm]… …   Diccionario médico

  • Burkitt's tumor — also Burkitt tumor n BURKITT S LYMPHOMA …   Medical dictionary

  • Burkitt's lymphoma — Burkitt s tumour a malignant tumour of the lymphatic system, most commonly affecting children and largely confined to tropical Africa in a zone 15° north and south of the equator. It is the most rapidly growing malignancy, with a tumour doubling… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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