Granulocytic sarcoma as the cause of giant abdominal mass: diagnosis by fine needle aspiration and review of the literature

Paydas S. , Hazar B., Sahin B., Gonlusen G.

LEUKEMIA RESEARCH, cilt.24, ss.267-269, 2000 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 24 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2000
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/s0145-2126(99)00190-3
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.267-269


Granulocytic sarcoma (GS) or chloroma is a neoplasia consisting of myeloid precursors in an extramedullary site. It is generally associated with myeloproliferative disorders especially with myeloid neoplasias. A young woman with huge abdominal mass due to GS associated with chronic myelocytic leukemia (CML) has been reported and literature is reviewed. (C) 2000 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.