Burkitt's lymphoma of the ovary: case report and review of the literature.

@article{ShachamAbulafia2013BurkittsLO,
  title={Burkitt's lymphoma of the ovary: case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Adi Shacham-Abulafia and Ran Nagar and Ram Eitan and Hanoch Levavi and Gad Sabah and Liat Vidal and Ofer Shpilberg and Pia Raanani},
  journal={Acta haematologica},
  year={2013},
  volume={129 3},
  pages={169-74}
}
Primary Burkitt's lymphoma of the ovary is extremely rare. We report the case of a 39-year-old woman who presented with a 1-month history complaints of night sweats, abdominal pain and dyspnea. Physical examination demonstrated pleural effusions, ascites and an abdominal mass. Imaging showed enlargement of both ovaries extending to the surrounding tissue. Frozen sections on explorative laparotomy suggested granulosa cell tumor of the ovary, and thus extensive debulking was carried out. The… CONTINUE READING
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