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Burkitt's Lymphoma

Hitchcock EBH - MedPix (2009)

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Affiliation: Naval Medical Center San Diego

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Burkitt's Lymphoma

History: 46 year old male presented to Gastroenterology clinic complaining of 2 weeks of abdominal fullness, early satiety, pale colored stools. Admits two days of nausea.

Findings: •RUQ Ultrasound: a heterogenous mass in the region of the head of the pancreas with hepatic biliary ductal dilation. •CT Chest/Abd/Pelvis w/contrast: multiple ground glass opacities bilaterally in lungs, large mass about the pancreatic head which surrounds the periaortic tissues and celiac axis. •PET scan: focal increased uptake about the pancreatic head, scattered foci bilateral lungs L>R

Ddx: •pancreatitis •pancreatic cancer •Lymphoma •soft tissue sarcoma •metastatic disease

Dxhow: CT guided biopsy

Exam: On physical exam, patient is visibly uncomfortable, moderately jaundiced, with abdominal distention and mild tenderness to palpation of RUQ. Labs reveal transaminitis.

No MeSH data available.


Large multi-lobulated mass within the abdomen surrounding but not obstructing the aorta and mesenteric arteries.
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Burkitt's Lymphoma

Hitchcock EBH - MedPix (2009)

Large multi-lobulated mass within the abdomen surrounding but not obstructing the aorta and mesenteric arteries.
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MPX1159_synpic47786: Large multi-lobulated mass within the abdomen surrounding but not obstructing the aorta and mesenteric arteries.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Naval Medical Center San Diego

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Burkitt's Lymphoma

History: 46 year old male presented to Gastroenterology clinic complaining of 2 weeks of abdominal fullness, early satiety, pale colored stools. Admits two days of nausea.

Findings: •RUQ Ultrasound: a heterogenous mass in the region of the head of the pancreas with hepatic biliary ductal dilation. •CT Chest/Abd/Pelvis w/contrast: multiple ground glass opacities bilaterally in lungs, large mass about the pancreatic head which surrounds the periaortic tissues and celiac axis. •PET scan: focal increased uptake about the pancreatic head, scattered foci bilateral lungs L>R

Ddx: •pancreatitis •pancreatic cancer •Lymphoma •soft tissue sarcoma •metastatic disease

Dxhow: CT guided biopsy

Exam: On physical exam, patient is visibly uncomfortable, moderately jaundiced, with abdominal distention and mild tenderness to palpation of RUQ. Labs reveal transaminitis.

No MeSH data available.