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A 5-year-old boy is brought to the pediatrician by his mother for concern about fever for the past week. She has also noticed swelling in the neck and jaw area over this same time. He has no significant past medical history, and family history is unremarkable. Physical examination reveals unilateral swelling of the right side of the jaw and the submandibular area. A biopsy is performed and send for flow cytometry. Histological analysis demonstrates a high mitotic index with numerous macrophages containing apoptotic cells.

Which of the following is most closely associated with the patient's condition and would be seen on flow cytometry?

  • A) t(8,14)
  • B) t(9,22)
  • C) t(11,14)
  • D) t(14,18)
  • E) t(15,17)

Authors

Lontricia Wilson

Editor

Dr. Ted O'Connell

Last updated

Jun 15, 2022

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