Pulmonary granulocytic sarcoma (chloroma) mimicking an opportunistic infection in a patient with acute myeloid leukemia


Dear Editor, Granulocytic sarcoma (GS), also known as chloroma, is an extremely unusual solid extramedullary tumor composed of immature myeloid cells that occurs in patients with acute myeloid leukemia [1]. Although many different organs have been reported to be involved, GS shows a strong predilection for bone (subperiosteal) and perineural involvement… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00277-013-1768-3


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