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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 1025

Burkitt's lymphoma of the humerus


1 Department of Medical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
2 Department of Pathology, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, India

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N Geetha
Department of Medical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum - 695 011, Kerala
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-1482.148678

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Burkitt's lymphomais an uncommon form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) in adults and represents < 5% of NHL adults. Burkitt's lymphoma involving primarilythe appendicular skeleton is rarely described. We present the case of a young manwith primary Burkitt's lymphoma involving the humerus as the only site of disease. He received R hyper CVAD and local irradiation and is in complete remission at 24 months.


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