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Table 2 Characteristics of colonic Burkitt's lymphoma.

From: Burkitt's lymphoma of the colon and bronchi: three case reports

Reference Patient 2 (this report) Patient 3 (this report) Dunning et al. [13] Chang et al. [14]
Age 16 37 14 23
Sex M M M F
Anatomic location Appendix Ileocecum Ileocecum Ileocecum
Clinical presentation Acute appendicitis Abdominal pain, rectal bleeding Colonic ischemia, cardiac arrest, sepsis Abdominal pain, Intussusception
Bone marrow Neg Neg Neg Neg
CSF Neg Neg Neg Neg
EBV Neg Neg not done pos
Treatment Appendectomy + Hyper-CVAD + rituximab Hyper-CVAD + rituximab Ileocecal resection Hemicoloectomy + CHOP
Follow up CR CR Brain death CR
  1. CSF = cerebrospinal fluid; EBV = Epstein-Barr virus; CVAD = cyclophosphamide, vincristine, doxorubicin, dexamethasone; CHOP = cyclophosphamide, vincristine, prednisone; CR = complete remission.