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being one of the most aggressive forms of B-cell NHL, with replication approaching 100% has three clinical forms; endemic, sporadic and immunodeficiency associated.
(60%) and osteosarcoma (55%) were found to affect patients in the age group of 1-20 years.
Some authors [23, 24] stated that primary genitourinary lymphomas are uncommon, and, in particular, primary Burkitt's lymphoma
(BL) of the bladder or genitourinary tissue is extremely rare [23, 37].
Unlike in adults, the pathological diagnosis .of renal lymphoma in pediatric cases is commonly Burkitt's lymphoma
. In 6%-70% or pediatric patients it presents in the form of numerous bilateral renal masses, versus a single unilateral lesion or bilateral mass lesions in 10%-20%, and a retroperitoneal mass with diffuse renal enlargement in 5%-10% (2), (3), (4).
Endemic Burkitt's lymphoma
classically presents with abdominal involvement, commonly bowel, nodal and secondary renal involvement.'11 Gastrointestinal involvement is the most common presentation, with infiltration of the wall of the ileocaecal region, appendix and ascending colon being most frequent.'11 Nodal involvement may result in a confluent mass encasing and displacing the abdominal vasculature,  as seen in our patient.
According to the 2008 world health organization (WHO) classification, this tumor best fit in the category B-cell lymphoma unclassifiable (BCLU) with features intermediate between diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and Burkitt's lymphoma
With the spread of HIV infection, cases of Burkitt's lymphoma
were soon to be reported in AIDS patients throughout the world, and in these patients the EBV genome was demonstrated in between 25 and 40% of the patients.
He was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's Burkitt's lymphoma
in February 2007.
The distribution of markers (described in Table 1) in DLBCLs, Burkitt's lymphoma
and plasmablastic lymphoma are CD20: 84%, 100%, and 0; CD10: 55%, 100%, and 0; Bcl-6: 45%, 80%, and 0; MUM-1: 41%, 20%, and 88%.
Individually, these and other so-called "endemic NCDs," including Burkitt's lymphoma
, sickle cell disease, and tropical diseases, are far less common than are those within the WHO's "four-by-four" definition.
In 2007, Joe Andruzzi was diagnosed with and later cured of Burkitt's lymphoma
, and the next year he and his wife founded the Joe Andruzzi Foundation to raise money for pediatric brain cancer research and to give financial assistance to patients and their families.