Journal of Hong Kong College of Radiologists

Volume 4 Number 1, 2001
Abstract

Imaging of granulocytic sarcomas

GC Ooi, PL Khong
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Granulocytic sarcomas (GS) or chloromas are uncommon extramedullary leukaemic foci of granulocytic precursors. These tumours are characteristically found in association with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) and in young adults. The spectrum of imaging features and presentation of this protean entity is discussed. (J HK Coll Radiol 2001;1:89-96)

Key words : Granulocytic sarcoma, Leukaemia, Computed tomography (CT), Magnetic resonance (MR)


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