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Quintessence Int 43 (2012), No. 4     13. Feb. 2012
Quintessence Int 43 (2012), No. 4  (13.02.2012)

Page 333-336, PubMed:22532948

Sporadic Burkitt lymphoma of the jaw: Case report and review of the literature
Bilodeau, Elizabeth / Galambos, Csaba / Yeung, Alison / Potluri, Anitha / Collins, Bobby
Sporadic Burkitt lymphoma of the jaw is a rare neoplasm with an exceedingly fast doubling rate. This article presents a case of sporadic Burkitt lymphoma initially managed as an odontogenic infection. The early radiographic features and histologic criteria are discussed. Burkitt lymphoma should be considered in the differential diagnosis of any rapidly expanding or swelling jaw masses in young patients.

Keywords: Burkitt lymphoma, Epstein-Barr, jaw, sporadic