Bilateral breasts involvement in Burkitt's lymphoma detected only by FDG-PET

Hae Kyoung Jung, Eun Kyung Kim, Mijin Yun, Min Jung Kim, Jin Young Kwak

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Abstract

Burkitt's lymphoma can occur from elsewhere in the body, but involvement of the breasts is very rare. A few articles reported bilateral, diffusely infiltrative mammographic, and ultrasonographic features. However, we experienced the involvement of bilateral whole breasts in a patient with underlying Burkitt's lymphoma, which showed negative mammographic and ultrasonographic findings, but bilateral hot uptakes of the breast in FDG-PET scan.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)57-59
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Imaging
Volume30
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Jan

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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