atypical Burkitt's lymphoma

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atypical Burkitt’s lymphoma

An aggressive Burkitt lymphoma which affects adults and arises in a follicular lymphoma. The transition to high-grade disease appears to coincide with MYC and t(14;18) translocations.
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Burkitt's and Burkitt-like lymphoma in children and adolescents: a review of the Children's Cancer Group experience.
dyspnea found to have Primary cardiac a large pericardial Burkitt-like lymphoma effusion with of the right atrium tamponade physiology.
(1) According to that study, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) is the most prevalent form, while anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), lymphoblastic lymphoma, and Burkitt-like lymphoma are forms with lower prevalence.
Krause, "Posttransplant mediastinal Burkitt-like lymphoma. Diagnosis by cytologic and flow cytometric analysis of pleural fluid," Acta Cytologica, vol.
Follicular lymphoma transformation to dual translocated Burkitt-like lymphoma: improved disease control associated with radiation therapy.
Others were diagnosed as anaplastic large cell lymphoma (2 patients, 11.1%), Burkitt-like lymphoma (1 patient, 5.6%) and marginal zone lymphoma (1 patient, 5.6%).
The new WHO classification (of tumours of haematopoietic and lymphoid tissues) divides DLBCL into: (a) those lymphomas not otherwise specified (NOS), such as immunoblastic lymphoma (IBL); (b) specific lymphoma subtypes, like primary DLBCL of the central nervous system (CNS); (c) other variant lymphomas with large B-cells, including plasmablastic lymphoma and PEL; and (d) borderline (unclassifiable) B-cell lymphoma cases, like those that have features intermediate between DLBCL and Burkitt's lymphoma (previously classified as Burkitt-like lymphoma) [12].
Some of these cases were previously classified as Burkitt-like lymphoma. (3) Rarely, T-cell, Hodgkin, lymphoblastic, and follicular lymphomas and plasmacytoma have also been reported.
Burkitt-like lymphomas in AIDS patients: characterization within a series of 103 human immunodeficiency virus-associated non-Hodgkin's lymphomas.