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Burkitt Lymphoma Presenting as Intussusception in an Adult: a Rare Entity
Jayashri Pandya1, Jaini Modi2, Sudatta Waghmare3
1 Professor, Department of general surgery, BYL Nair hospital, Mumbai
2 2nd year resident, Department of general, BYL Nair hospital, Mumbai
3 Assistant professor, Department of general surgery, BYL Nair hospital, Mumbai
Intussusception is uncommon among adults. Burkitt lymphoma of intestine is a rare entity. It is more common in lymphoid organs, tonsils and in midline (1). We report the case of a 28 year old man who presented as ileocolic intussusception and resection specimen was suggestive of Burkitt lymphoma. Adjuvant treatment in the form of chemotherapy regimen R-EPOCH comprising of rituximab, vincristine, cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin and oral prednisolone was given.
Keywords: Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Burkitt lymphoma (BL), Intussusception, ileocaecal
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Jayashri Pandya, Jaini Modi, Sudatta Waghmare. Burkitt Lymphoma Presenting As Intussusception In An Adult: A Rare Entity. International Journal of Case Reports, 2018 x:xx. (This article has been withdrawn from International Journal of Case Reports)
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