n South African Journal of Child Health - Abdominal Burkitt's lymphoma with renal involvement : case report

Volume 7, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1994-3032
  • E-ISSN: 1999-7671



Endemic Burkitt's lymphoma is the most frequent childhood cancer in Africa, commonly presenting with involvement of the abdominal viscera. Imaging plays a critical role in suggesting the diagnosis to expedite treatment initiation, as the tumour has a rapid doubling time of less than 24 hours. This case report illustrates the classic nodal and infrequent renal appearance on computed tomography scans.

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