J Cancer 2010; 1:98-100. doi:10.7150/jca.1.98

Case Report

Chloroma/Granulocytic Sarcoma: Abdominal & Pelvic Presentation of Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

Vassiliki Liana Tsikitis, Cybil Corning, Jeff Henderson, Jessica Rose

Department of Surgery of College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724-5131, USA

Abstract

There is limited literature documenting granulocytic sarcoma of the colon. We report a case of a 28 year-old female with a colonic granulocystic sarcoma of the colon as a complication of AML, as it is an important consideration with surgical management of typhilitis.

Keywords: Granulocytic Sarcoma, Acute Myelogenous Leukemia, Peritonitis, Colon

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Tsikitis VL, Corning C, Henderson J, Rose J. Chloroma/Granulocytic Sarcoma: Abdominal & Pelvic Presentation of Acute Myelogenous Leukemia. J Cancer 2010; 1:98-100. doi:10.7150/jca.1.98. Available from http://www.jcancer.org/v01p0098.htm