Peritoneal Burkitt lymphoma

Case contributed by Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky


He was unwell and wanted to drive to his doctor, but found his seatbelt would no longer reach the buckle...

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male

Extensive peritoneal soft tissue masses with some ascites.  No significant retroperitoneal lymphadenopathy. Incidentally noted gastric lap band.


Two months post treatment.

Marked, rapid response to chemotherapy with reduced peritoneal soft tissue masses. 

Case Discussion

Pathologically proven Burkitt Lymphoma.

Note the marked, rapid response to medical therapy on the follow-up CT.

The imaging differential for the initial appearance includes:

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Case information

rID: 13995
Published: 11th Jun 2011
Last edited: 15th Aug 2018
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