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Journal:   JOURNAL OF CURRENT OPHTHALMOLOGY   2004 , Volume 17 , Number 2; Page(s) 50 To 52.
 
Paper: 

BURKITT'S LYMPHOMA (CASE PRESENTATION)

 
 
Author(s):  HEIDARI ALI REZA, BEHROUZI Z.*
 
* Emam Hossein Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
 
Abstract: 

Purpose: To report a patient with unilateral proptosis and Burkitt's-lymphoma.
Patients and Findings: 4 year old child referred to our clinic with chief complain of sudden unilateral proptosis.
The patient also had history of common cold 2 weeks later. Vision of right eye 4/10 and left eye 10/10 and 2+ Marcus gun in R eye.
Right eye also deviated down and out in presentation.
C.T-Scan also reported soft- tissue density in ethmoid sinuses, which biopsy showed Burkitt's lymphoma.
Conclusion: In orbital tumors especially in pediatric age group also considered rare tumors too, and biopsy document the diagnosis.

 
Keyword(s): BURKITT'S LYMPHOMA, PROPTOSIS
 
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