Primary Burkitt’s lymphoma of medial part of clavicle- an extremely unusual site
Keywords:Medial part of clavicle, Burkitt’s lymphoma
Burkitt’s lymphoma is a subgroup of Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma of high grade which is aggressive and composed of diffuse, undifferentiated malignant cells of lymphoid origin which are small and non cleaved. Clinical course is aggressive and rapid, commonly occurs in children and young adults with frequent involvement of Bone Marrow and CNS. It is considered as a medical emergency requiring immediate diagnostic and therapeutic intervention. We report a case of Burkitt’s lymphoma of medial part of clavicle extending into overlying pectoralis muscles, intercostal spaces, superior mediastinum, supraclavicular region. As per the literature available this is the first case of Burkitt’s lymphoma presenting primarily in medial part of clavicle.
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