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Promyelocytic sarcoma of the sternum: a case report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  21461306     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This study reports a case of promyelocytic sarcoma that developed as a solitary sternal mass without any clinical evidence of acute promyelocytic leukemia. The case presented the diagnostic difficulties common to all aleukemic granulocytic sarcomas, and diagnosis was made possible by local identification of the PML/RARα fusion gene by fluorescent in situ hybridization. The patient was treated by surgery followed by chemotherapy plus all-trans retinoic acid therapy and local radiotherapy.
Authors:
Xavier Thomas; Youcef Chelghoum
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-03-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Korean journal of hematology     Volume:  46     ISSN:  2092-9129     ISO Abbreviation:  Korean J Hematol     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-04     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101486388     Medline TA:  Korean J Hematol     Country:  Korea (South)    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  52-6     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Hematology, Hôpital Edouard Herriot, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Lyon, France.
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