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Granulocytic sarcoma of uterine cervix as presentation of acute myeloid leukemia: a case report and review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9255039     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Localized extramedullary collection of leukemic cells is termed as granulocytic sarcoma. Incidences of 2-8% in acute myeloid leukemia have been reported in various autopsy studies. In female it usually involves ovary. Since most of such tumors are asymptomatic, they are detected only at autopsy. We report here a case who manifested as abnormal vaginal bleeding, large cervical mass, renal failure, and aspergillous fungaemia. The patient died before she could be treated. From the present report it would appear that granulocytic sarcoma at times may precede other manifestations of leukemia.
Authors:
R Kamble; V Kochupillai; A Sharma; L Kumar; S Thulkar; M C Sharma; S Mittal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of obstetrics and gynaecology research     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1341-8076     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Obstet. Gynaecol. Res.     Publication Date:  1997 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-09-05     Completed Date:  1997-09-05     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9612761     Medline TA:  J Obstet Gynaecol Res     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  261-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medical Oncology, Institute Rotary Cancer Hospital, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Cervix Uteri / pathology*,  ultrasonography
Fatal Outcome
Female
Humans
Leukemia, Myeloid / pathology*
Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute / diagnosis,  pathology*
Leukemic Infiltration*

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