chloroma


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chloroma

a malignant, greenish tumor that invades myeloid tissue and fluoresces red under ultraviolet light.
See also: Cancer
Translations

chlo·ro·ma

, chloroleukemia
n. cloroma, tumor de color verde que puede manifestarse en distintas partes del cuerpo.
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Myeloid sarcoma, also known as chloroma, extramedullary myeloid tumor or granulocytic sarcoma, is an extramedullary tumor mass consisting of immature myeloid cells and/or myeloblasts.
It is usually associated with myeloid leukemia and is known by other names, such as chloroma, myeloid sarcoma, and extra medullary myeloid tumor.
The term chloroma is derived from the Greek chloros, meaning green, as the tumor appears green when exposed to air (1).
Extramedullary recurrence localized to the middle ear is rare and can present in the form of a granulocytic sarcoma also known as a chloroma, a solid tumor of immature granulocytes.
Children may present with life-threatening infections, granulocytic granuloma or chloroma (most commonly orbital) and/or gum infiltration (Fig.
Also known as chloroma, myeloblastoma, or extramedullary leukemia, granulocytic sarcomas can be found in almost every part of the body, such as the bones, orbit, paranasal sinuses, para- and intraspinal spaces, brain, skin, stomach, colon, kidney, breast, cervix, and vagina (Nishimura, Kyuma, Kamijo, & Maruta, 2004).
3-cm tumor studding, small meningioma 19/M/66 Adenosquamous Multiple right No No carcinoma subdural occipital of tumor nodules gallbladder 20/F/64 Chronic Multiple cranial and Yes N/A myelomono- spinal cord cytic subdural chloromas, leukemia with massive falcine chloroma 21/F/39 Breast Multiple subdural (3) Yes No carcinoma and epidural (3) 0.