Adult Burkitt Lymphoma: An Unusual Presentation

  • Shahzad Ali Jiskani Department of Pathology, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University, Islamabad
  • Asfa Zawar Department of Pathology, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University, Islamabad
  • 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 Health Organization (WHO) divided Burkitt lymphoma in endemic, sporadic and immunodeficiency – associated. The non–endemic variant occurs in children with abdominal involvement. We report a sporadic case presented at the age of 61 years old male with irregular thickening of parietal peritoneum and omentum without involving any lymph nodes.

Published
2018-11-21