Temporal Bone Myeloid Sarcoma

  title={Temporal Bone Myeloid Sarcoma},
  author={K Greg Chang and Dong-Kee Kim and B K Jun and Yong-Soo Park},
  booktitle={Clinical and experimental otorhinolaryngology},
Myeloid sarcoma is a rare condition that's caused by the aggregation of immature myeloid cells in leukemic patients. Myeloid sarcoma occurring in the temporal bone more frequently involves the mastoid bone than is the case for metastatic lesions arising from non-systemic malignancies. The disease is difficult to diagnose when it presents with symptoms that mimic otomastoiditis. However, an early diagnosis is important in order to achieve complete remission of the disease. Magnetic resonance… CONTINUE READING