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Burkitt Lymphoma
Ethan A. Smith, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Synonyms

              • Small, noncleaved lymphoma
            • Definitions

              • Aggressive B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL)
              • Most common form of NHL in children ≤ 15 years of age
                • 40% of childhood NHL
                • 3-4% of all childhood malignancies

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • CT Findings

                • MR Findings

                  • Ultrasonographic Findings

                    • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                      • Imaging Recommendations

                        DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                          PATHOLOGY

                          • General Features

                            • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                              CLINICAL ISSUES

                              • Presentation

                                • Demographics

                                  • Natural History & Prognosis

                                    • Treatment

                                      Selected References

                                      1. Chung EM et al: Solid tumors of the peritoneum, omentum, and mesentery in children: radiologic-pathologic correlation: from the radiologic pathology archives. Radiographics. 35(2):521-46, 2015
                                      2. Molyneux EM et al: Burkitt's lymphoma. Lancet. 379(9822):1234-44, 2012
                                      3. Biko DM et al: Childhood Burkitt lymphoma: abdominal and pelvic imaging findings. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 192(5):1304-15, 2009
                                      4. Vade A et al: Imaging of Burkitt lymphoma in pediatric patients. Pediatr Radiol. 15(2):123-6, 1985
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                                      KEY FACTS

                                      • Terminology

                                        • Imaging

                                          • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                            • Pathology

                                              • Clinical Issues

                                                TERMINOLOGY

                                                • Synonyms

                                                  • Small, noncleaved lymphoma
                                                • Definitions

                                                  • Aggressive B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL)
                                                  • Most common form of NHL in children ≤ 15 years of age
                                                    • 40% of childhood NHL
                                                    • 3-4% of all childhood malignancies

                                                IMAGING

                                                • General Features

                                                  • CT Findings

                                                    • MR Findings

                                                      • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                        • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                                                          • Imaging Recommendations

                                                            DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                              PATHOLOGY

                                                              • General Features

                                                                • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                                                  CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                  • Presentation

                                                                    • Demographics

                                                                      • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                        • Treatment

                                                                          Selected References

                                                                          1. Chung EM et al: Solid tumors of the peritoneum, omentum, and mesentery in children: radiologic-pathologic correlation: from the radiologic pathology archives. Radiographics. 35(2):521-46, 2015
                                                                          2. Molyneux EM et al: Burkitt's lymphoma. Lancet. 379(9822):1234-44, 2012
                                                                          3. Biko DM et al: Childhood Burkitt lymphoma: abdominal and pelvic imaging findings. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 192(5):1304-15, 2009
                                                                          4. Vade A et al: Imaging of Burkitt lymphoma in pediatric patients. Pediatr Radiol. 15(2):123-6, 1985