The aim of this study was to investigate the three heart chambers' cardiac chloroma
in a patient with non-M3 acute myeloid leukemia.
of the forearm: a case report of leukemia recurrence presenting with compression neuropathy and tenosynovitis," Iowa Orthopaedic Journal, vol.
Afterwards, in 1853, King called the disease chloroma
due to its greenish appearance .
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
. R, Reactive lymph nodes are white to pale pink because of their high lymphocyte content.
We report an unusual clinical presentation heralding blast crisis transformation in a CML patient, characterized by cervical lymphadenopathy, cervicothoracic paraspinal chloroma
with leukemic infiltration of the brachial plexus causing left Horner's syndrome, and ipsilateral symptomatic arm involvement.
and other myeloblasts tumors," Blood, vol.
Spontaneous cure of end-stage acute nonlymphocytic leukemia complicated with chloroma
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.
(1-3,7,8) Myeloid sarcoma was originally named "chloroma
" due to the green color of the tumor, which is generated by the presence of myeloperoxidase.
Cytarabine + gemtuzumab/ozogamicin (2) Allogeneic HSCT 08/09: HLA haploidentical HSCT + G-C Status at testing 07/10: Relapse incl.