Omental cakes in American Burkitt lymphoma. Computed tomography demonstration.


Journal Article

Diffuse tumor infiltration of the omentum or so-called omental "cakes" is well recognized on computed tomography (CT) and is usually associated with pelvic or gastrointestinal carcinoma. However, this has not been described in American Burkitt lymphoma despite frequent intraabdominal involvement in this disease. We report two cases of American Burkitt lymphoma in which omental cakes were demonstrated by CT.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Goodman, P; Raval, B

Published Date

  • 1989-06-01

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 13 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 117 - 118

PubMed ID

  • 2766073

Pubmed Central ID

  • 2766073

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0899-7071


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States