(RETRACTED) Burkitt’s lymphoma: clinic progression and prognosis. Two different cases reports in young patients

  • Claudio Maranhão Pereira Estacio de Sá/UNIP
  • Mariana C. Monteiro Araújo Jorge Hospital, Goiânia/GO-Brazil
  • Alexandre J. Meneghini Araújo Jorge Hospital,
  • Geisa B. L. Silva Araújo Jorge Hospital,
  • Jose Luis Lelis UNIP
  • Tessa de L. Botelho UNIP
Keywords: Burkitt’s lymphoma, B-cell Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, cancer

Abstract

Purpose: Burkitt’s lymphoma is one of the fastest growing malignancies in the pediatric population. It is a high-grade B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma with endemic, sporadic and human immunodeficiency-associated subtypes. The African, or endemic, variant usually involves the maxilla and other facial bones, while head and neck manifestations in sporadic Burkitt’s lymphoma are rare. Case description: Two cases of oral manifestations of Burkitt’s lymphoma are described on the right jaw in young patients, which had different clinical evolution and prognosis. STATEMENT OF RETRACTION in Rev Odonto Cienc 2012;27(3):190.

Author Biographies

Claudio Maranhão Pereira, Estacio de Sá/UNIP
Department of Pathology, Estácio de Sá University, Goiânia/GO-Brazil and Department of Oral Pathology, Scholl of Dentistry, Paulista University, Goiânia/GO-Brazil
Mariana C. Monteiro, Araújo Jorge Hospital, Goiânia/GO-Brazil
Araújo Jorge Hospital, Goiânia/GO-Brazil
Alexandre J. Meneghini, Araújo Jorge Hospital,
Clinical Oncology, Araújo Jorge Hospital, Goiânia/GO-Brazil
Geisa B. L. Silva, Araújo Jorge Hospital,
Araújo Jorge Hospital, Goiânia/GO-Brazil
Jose Luis Lelis, UNIP
Department of Oral Pathology and Oral Surgery, Scholl of Dentistry, Paulista University, Goiânia/GO-Brazil
Tessa de L. Botelho, UNIP
Department of Oral Pathology, Scholl of Dentistry, Paulista University, Goiânia/GO-Brazil
Published
2010-09-26
Section
Case Report