Adult Burkitt Lymphoma: An Unusual Presentation

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Adult Burkitt Lymphoma: An Unusual Presentation

Shahzad Ali Jiskani, Asfa Zawar and Lubna Naseem

Department of Pathology, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad

Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University, Islamabad

 

Abstract: Burkitt lymphoma is a disease of young population; especially children. It rarely occurs and presented in elderly group. World Heal Organization (WHO) divided Burkitt lymphoma in endemic, sporadic and immunodeficiency – associated. The non – endemic variant occur in children with abdominal involvement. We report a sporadic case presented at the age of 61 years old male with irregular thickening or parietal peritoneum and omentum without involving any lymph nodes

         

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