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Gastrointestinal lymphoma in childhood
  1. C. L. Berry,
  2. Jean W. Keeling
  1. Department of Morbid Anatomy, Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London


    Thirteen cases of lymphoma of the bowel in infancy and childhood are presented. There is a marked preponderance in males. The tumour most commonly presents with abdominal pain and intestinal obstruction; the prognosis is poor. Histological findings characteristic of the `Burkitt' type of lymphosarcoma do not apparently influence survival.

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