Burkitt Lymphoma

In this article: Burkitt Lymphoma Types | Symptoms | Diagnosis | Treatment | Prognosis. In the World Health Organization classification, there are three types of Burkitt lymphoma: 1.Endemic (African). Endemic Burkitt lymphoma primarily affects African children ages 4 to 7 and is twice as common in boys as in girls. 2.Sporadic (non-African). Sporadic Burkitt lymphoma occurs worldwide. Globally, it accounts for 1% to 2% of adult lymphoma cases. In the U.S. and Western Europe, it accounts for up to 40% of pediatric lymphoma cases. 

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