Granulocytic Sarcoma as the First Sign of Acute Leukemia in Childhood

Sufi, AR and Singh, T (2012) Granulocytic Sarcoma as the First Sign of Acute Leukemia in Childhood. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) may rarely involve the orbit as a solid tumor termed granulocytic sarcoma. This report describes the case of a child who presented with rapidly progressive unilateral proptosis and was diagnosed as rhabdomyosarcoma. However subsequent examination of the peripheral blood film revealed AML. Thus proptosis may present as the initial manifestation of AML.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Granulocytic sarcoma; Acute myeloid leukemia; Proptosis.
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:8859
Deposited By: Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:04 May 2013 23:03
Last Modified:04 May 2013 23:03

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