Granulocytic sarcoma (chloroma) of bone: The CT appearance

Eugene Libson, Ronald A. Bloom*, Eithan Galun, Aahron Polliack

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Abstract

Granulocytic sarcoma (chloroma) is an unusual tumour usually seen in cases of myelogenous leukemia. The tumour is most commonly located in the skull, orbits and sinuses. Extracranial tumours occur mainly in the soft tissues of the body and bone involvement is uncommonly seen and is almost invariably lytic in nature:. We describe the first case of CT demonstration of bone involvement by such a tumour. A mixed sclerotic and lytic pattern was seen.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)175-178
Number of pages4
JournalComputerized Radiology
Volume10
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1986
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Bone
  • Bone tumour
  • Chloroma
  • Computerized tomography
  • Granulocytic sarcoma
  • Leukaemia

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