Published in Oncology Business Week, July 25th, 2004
"Burkitt lymphoma is rare outside of Africa, and head and neck manifestations of this disease are even more uncommon," scientists in Germany noted.
I. Arapakis and colleagues at the University of Freiburg described "a case of Burkitt lymphoma localized at the bifurcation of the right common carotid artery in a 64-year-old man."
"The presenting symptoms were recurrent syncopes that necessitated a pacemaker, followed by a rapid onset of cranial nerve palsies," the collaborators said. "The tumor had infiltrated cranial nerves IX, X, XI, and XII and was resected...
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