Burkitt’s lymphoma presenting with rapidly and multi-organ involvement: A case presentation


Burkitt lymphoma is an aggressive lymphoma and its clinical, immunologic, chemical features are well-known. Burkitt lymphoma is in highgrade lymphomas and can spread very rapidly. Burkitt lymphoma has been difficult to be cured with conventional chemotherapy for adults. Early autologous bone marrow should be kept in mind in first remission BL. We presented a case of presenting with rapid and multi organ involvement with BL. A 55-year-old male patient responded to the conventional chemotherapy for short-term and died 9 months after diagnosis because of relapse of Burkitt lymphoma.

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Berber, I. , Erkurt, M. , Koroglu, M. , Kuku, I. , Kaya, E. and Bentli, R. (2013) Burkitt’s lymphoma presenting with rapidly and multi-organ involvement: A case presentation. Case Reports in Clinical Medicine, 2, 242-245. doi: 10.4236/crcm.2013.24066.

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