Peritoneal Burkitt lymphoma

Case contributed by Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky


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Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male

Extensive peritoneal disease with some ascites.  No significant retroperitoneal lymphadenopathy. Incidentally noted gastric lap band.

Case Discussion

Pathologically proven Burkitt Lymphoma.

Note the marked, rapid response to medical therapy on the follow-up CT.

The imaging differential for the initial appearance includes:

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Case information

rID: 13995
Case created: 11th Jun 2011
Last edited: 2nd Nov 2015
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