Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 327263, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/327263
Case Report

Bilateral Burkitt Lymphoma of the Ovaries: A Report of a Case in a Child with Williams Syndrome

1Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
2Department of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Nationwide Children' Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
3Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA

Received 31 January 2011; Revised 29 March 2011; Accepted 4 April 2011

Academic Editor: Cherie H. Dunphy

Copyright © 2011 Grace Ifeyinwa Onimoe et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. J. A. Ferry, “Burkitt's lymphoma: clinicopathologic features and differential diagnosis,” Oncologist, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 375–383, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  2. F. Dutly and A. Schinzel, “Unequal interchromosomal rearrangements may result in elastin gene deletions causing the Williams-Beuren syndrome,” Human Molecular Genetics, vol. 5, no. 12, pp. 1893–1898, 1996. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. S. Amenta, M. Moschovi, C. Sofocleous, S. Kostaridou, A. Mavrou, and H. Fryssira, “Non-Hodgkin lymphoma in a child with Williams syndrome,” Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics, vol. 154, no. 1, pp. 86–88, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  4. C. D. Thornburg, D. Roulston, and V. P. Castle, “Burkitt lymphoma and Williams syndrome: a model for children with a multisystem disorder and malignancy,” Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 109–111, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. S. B. Murphy, D. L. Fairclough, R. E. Hutchison, and C. W. Berard, “Non-Hodgkin's lymphomas of childhood: an analysis of the histology, staging, and response to treatment of 338 cases at a single institution,” Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 186–193, 1989. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. C. Patte, A. Auperin, M. Gerrard et al., “Results of the randomized international FAB/LMB96 trial for intermediate risk B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma in children and adolescents: it is possible to reduce treatment for the early responding patients,” Blood, vol. 109, no. 7, pp. 2773–2780, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  7. A. K. Ewart, C. A. Morris, D. Atkinson et al., “Hemizygosity at the elastin locus in a developmental disorder, Williams syndrome,” Nature Genetics, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 11–16, 1993. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  8. H. Hasle, J. H. Olsen, J. Hansen, U. Friedrich, and N. Tommerup, “Occurrence of cancer in a cohort of 183 persons with constitutional chromosome 7 abnormalities,” Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics, vol. 105, no. 1, pp. 39–42, 1998. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. S. L. Marles, N. A. Goldberg, and A. E. Chudley, “Mucinous cystadenoma of ovary in a patient with Williams syndrome,” American Journal of Medical Genetics, vol. 46, no. 3, p. 349, 1993. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. H. P. Wilmore, G. F. J. White, R. T. Howell, and K. W. Brown, “Germline and somatic abnormalities of chromosome 7 in Wilms' tumor,” Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics, vol. 77, no. 2, pp. 93–98, 1994. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. W. S. Stanley, S. S. Burkett, B. Segel et al., “Constitutional inversion of chromosome 7 and hematologic cancers,” Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics, vol. 96, no. 1, pp. 46–49, 1997. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. E. J. Johnson, S. W. Scherer, L. Osborne et al., “Molecular definition of a narrow interval at 7q22.1 associated with myelodysplasia,” Blood, vol. 87, no. 9, pp. 3579–3586, 1996. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. V. M. Riccardi, J. R. Humbert, and D. Peakman, “Acute leukemia associated with trisomy 8 mosaicism and a familial translocation 46,XY,t(7;20)(p13;p12),” American Journal of Medical Genetics, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 15–21, 1978. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. S. J. Passmore, I. M. Hann, C. A. Stiller et al., “Pediatric myelodysplasia: A study of 68 children and a new prognostic scoring system,” Blood, vol. 85, no. 7, pp. 1742–1750, 1995. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. B. A. Semmekrot, J. J. Rotteveel, S. H. Bakker-Niezen, and F. vd Logt, “Occurrence of an astrocytoma in a patient with Williams syndrome,” Pediatric Neuroscience, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 188–191, 1985. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. N. Montano, P. De Bonis, L. Lauriola et al., “Late onset cerebellar metastasis from oesophageal adenocarcinoma in Williams Syndrome,” Journal of Neuro-Oncology, vol. 88, no. 3, pp. 349–351, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  17. A. Meinhardt, B. Burkhardt, M. Zimmermann et al., “Phase II window study on rituximab in newly diagnosed pediatric mature B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and Burkitt leukemia,” Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol. 28, no. 19, pp. 3115–3121, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed
  18. T. Y. Flanders and W. D. Foulkes, “Pancreatic adenocarcinoma: Epidemiology and genetics,” Journal of Medical Genetics, vol. 33, no. 11, pp. 889–898, 1996. View at Google Scholar
  19. M. Bayes, L. F. Magano, N. Rivera, R. Flores, and L. A. Perez Jurado, “Mutational mechanisms of williams-beuren syndrome deletions,” American Journal of Human Genetics, vol. 73, no. 1, pp. 131–151, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  20. M. C. Lowery, C. A. Morris, A. Ewart et al., “Strong correlation of elastin deletions, detected by FISH, with Williams syndrome: evaluation of 235 patients,” American Journal of Human Genetics, vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 49–53, 1995. View at Google Scholar
  21. A. Xiao, H. Li, D. Shechter et al., “WSTF regulates the H2A.X DNA damage response via a novel tyrosine kinase activity,” Nature, vol. 457, no. 7225, pp. 57–62, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed
  22. A. Celeste, S. Difilippantonio, M. J. Difilippantonio et al., “H2AX haploinsufficiency modifies genomic stability and tumor susceptibility,” Cell, vol. 114, no. 3, pp. 371–383, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  23. C. H. Bassing, H. Suh, D. O. Ferguson et al., “Histone H2AX: a dosage-dependent suppressor of oncogenic translocations and tumors,” Cell, vol. 114, no. 3, pp. 359–370, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  24. A. Celeste, S. Petersen, P. J. Romanienko et al., “Genomic instability in mice lacking histone H2AX,” Science, vol. 296, no. 5569, pp. 922–927, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed
  25. M. Davila, A. R. Frost, W. E. Grizzle, and R. Chakrabarti, “LIM kinase 1 is essential for the invasive growth of prostate epithelial cells: implications in prostate cancer,” Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 278, no. 38, pp. 36868–36875, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed
  26. X. Yan, X. Zhao, M. Qian, N. Guo, X. Gong, and X. Zhu, “Characterization and gene structure of a novel retinoblastoma-protein-associated protein similar to the transcription regulator TFII-I,” Biochemical Journal, vol. 345, no. 3, pp. 749–757, 2000. View at Google Scholar
  27. V. J. Zani, N. Asou, D. Jadayel et al., “Molecular cloning of complex chromosomal translocation t(8;14;12)(q24.1;q32.3;q24.1) in a Burkitt lymphoma cell line defines a new gene (BCL7A) with homology to caldesmon,” Blood, vol. 87, no. 8, pp. 3124–3134, 1996. View at Google Scholar
  28. D. M. Jadayel, L. R. Osborne, L. J. A. Coignet et al., “The BCL7 gene family: deletion of BCL7B in Williams syndrome,” Gene, vol. 224, no. 1-2, pp. 35–44, 1998. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar