Wednesday, January 28, 2009

AIDS-RELATED BURKITT LYMPHOMA

















GROSS AND MICROSCOPIC FINDINGS OF A 35-YEAR-OLD MAN AFTER POST MORTEM EXAMINATION. A LARGE MASS WAS FOUND IN THE RIGHT CERVICAL REGION. AFTER DISSECTION, THE MASS SHOWN TO BE A FLESHY GRAYISH-WHITE TUMOR MEASURING 12cm OF DIAMETER. KIDNEYS AND LIVER WERE AFFECTED BY TUMORAL NODULES. PANCREAS, THYROID, PLEURAL SURFACE AND HEART (580g) PRESENTED DIFFUSE NEOPLASTIC INVOLVEMENT. SPLEEN SHOWED A MICRONODULAR PATTERN. SYSTEMIC LYMPHADENOPATHY AND SMALL INTESTINE OBSTRUCTING TUMORS WERE ALSO FOUND. THE BRAIN WAS GROSSLY UNREMARKABLE. HE WAS KNOWN TO BE AN HIV-POSITIVE PATIENT WHO WAS NOT SUBMITTED TO TREATMENT.

STARRY SKY...

4 comments:

Roberta said...

Olá,Dr.Luciano...o blog ficou muito bom,agora vc tem q divulgar mais.

Add aí no msn: roberlynda@hotmail.com

Bjim! =*

Roberta.

Anonymous said...

It is certainly a very interesting medical case. I suggest you display the photomicrographs.

Dalgimar B. de Menezes

Ivison said...

Fantastico!! Envolvimento cardiaco!!
Parabens Luciano, muito boas as fotos.

Adriana said...

Luciano,
I guess this is a great case this one that you published here. I expect to recognize the signs when I see something similar to this case.

Hugs!

Adriana Façanha - UFC 5th semester.