Nonleukemic granulocytic sarcoma of kidney with mixed phenotype blasts: a diagnostic dilemma.

@article{Agrawal2011NonleukemicGS,
  title={Nonleukemic granulocytic sarcoma of kidney with mixed phenotype blasts: a diagnostic dilemma.},
  author={Vinita B Agrawal and Ajay Gupta and Ritu Gupta and Mehar Chand Sharma and Prasenjit Das},
  journal={Indian journal of pathology & microbiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={54 3},
  pages={606-8}
}
Granulocytic sarcoma (GS) usually presents concomitantly with or after the onset of acute myeloid leukemia, blastic phase of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), or myelodysplastic syndromes. Rarely, it may present even before the onset of overt leukemia and when so, it is often misdiagnosed. We are reporting a case of GS of kidney presenting as an isolated renal mass with normal laboratory investigations including a normal peripheral blood smear. It was initially misdiagnosed as lymphoma as the… CONTINUE READING