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Primary granulocytic sarcoma of the breast: a case report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  21941971     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Primary granulocytic sarcoma is an uncommon entity that rarely presents in the breast. It is frequently misdiagnosed as carcinoma or lymphoma and a broad panel of immunohistochemical markers including epithelial and haematological markers are essential for an accurate diagnosis. We reviewed all the cases of granulocytic sarcoma reported in the English literature since 1970 and present a new case of granulocytic sarcoma of the breast. Systemic chemotherapy for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) appears to be superior to surgery or radiotherapy. Granulocytic sarcoma should be in the pathologic differential diagnosis of a breast mass.
Authors:
F Delporte; L J B Voorhoopf; T Lodewyck; P De Paepe
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of gynaecological oncology     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0392-2936     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol.     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8100357     Medline TA:  Eur J Gynaecol Oncol     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  435-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sint-Jan Hospital Bruges, Ghent, Belgium. Femke.Delporte@UGent.be
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