chloroma


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chloroma

a malignant, greenish tumor that invades myeloid tissue and fluoresces red under ultraviolet light.
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chlo·ro·ma

, chloroleukemia
n. cloroma, tumor de color verde que puede manifestarse en distintas partes del cuerpo.
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In high quantities, myeloperoxidase is responsible for the yellow-green color of pus (P, arrow) and of this extramedullary (meningeal -based) myeloid sarcoma (Q), hence, the name chloroma.
Maxillo-ethmoidal chloroma in acute myeloid leukaemia: Case report.
In the setting of AML, leukemia cutis presents as a firm nodule with a greenish hue, known as a chloroma or granulocytic sarcoma.
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.
Children may present with life-threatening infections, granulocytic granuloma or chloroma (most commonly orbital) and/or gum infiltration (Fig.
Pulmonary Chloroma Preceded by Leukemia Cutis 7 years Earlier.
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).
4, 5] These symptoms mimic various differential diagnosis which include inflammatory process, orbital cellulitis, metastatic neuroblastoma, chloroma, lymphangioma and ruptured dermoid cyst, which can be differentiated on history and orbital imaging.
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.