(18-20) Thus far, only two series have been published comparing PET/MRI with PET/CT in a pediatric lymphoma population.
Assessment of sequential PET/MRI in comparison with PET/CT of pediatric lymphoma: A prospective study.
In pediatric lymphoma
cases the presence of renal disease at the time of diagnosis does not indicate a poor prognosis, but recurrence is associated with a 5-year survival rate of only 30% (15).
Comparison of Major Published Series on Pediatric Lymphoma
Pulmonary involvement in pediatric lymphoma
. Pediatr Radiol.
(9) Pediatric lymphoma
is a highly curable disease, (10) but determining disease extent is critical to proper therapy.
The sporadic variant comprises 30% of pediatric lymphomas
and less than 1% of adult NHL.6
Background: Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is the fourth most common malignant tumors in children, Burkitt lymphoma (BL) accounts for 30-50% of all pediatric lymphomas
. The aim of this study was to investigate the clinicopathologic features, immunophenotype, Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection and c-myc gene rearrangement of sporadic BL in children.