Atlas of Ophthalmology

Burkitt Lymphoma, Orbit

Burkitt Lymphoma, Orbit
Very rapidly growing lymphoid tumor especially in children (associated with Epstein-Barr viral infection) and in immunosuppressed adults. Here the orbital tumor proptoses the eye and has infiltrated the conjunctiva and facial tissues. Risk of exposure keratopathy is high.
Olateju, MRCOphtha, FWACS,FMOphth., S.O., M.D., Ophthalmology Unit, Obafemi Awolowo Univ. Teaching Hospitals Complex, Osun State, Nigeria
Orbit -> Tumors, Neoplasma -> Metastases
systemic disease
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