Burkitt Lymphoma Involving Bilateral Maxilla and Mandible: A Rare Presentation
Anupama AAGH1, Shanmuganathan S2, Liyanage RLPR3*,
Amarabandu PN4 and Ranasinghe CB5
1Registrar in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, District General Hospital, Kalutara, Sri Lanka
2Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, District General Hospital, Kalutara, Sri Lanka
3Consultant Oral Pathologist, National Dental (Teaching) Hospital, Colombo, Sri Lanka
4Consultant histopathologist, National Cancer Institute, Maharagama, Sri Lanka
5Consultant Histopathologist, District General Hospital, Kalutara, Sri Lanka
*Corresponding Author: Liyanage RLPR, Consultant Oral Pathologist, National
Dental (Teaching) Hospital, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Received: December 08, 2022; Published: December 16, 2022
A 4-year-old boy is reported with Burkitt lymphoma involving bilateral maxilla and mandible. The initial clinical diagnosis was dentoalveolar abscess since the patient had multiple carious teeth in relation to jaw swellings. The incisional biopsy was performed and histopathological analysis, including immunohistochemistry, confirmed Burkitt’s lymphoma. The patient was referred to National Cancer Institute for further management. The occurrence of Burkitt lymphoma involving all four quadrants of the maxilla and mandible is unusual.
Keywords: Burkitt Lymphoma; Maxilla and Mandible Involvement; Child
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