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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When leukemias form a mass at extramedullary sites (myeloid sarcoma), the high content in myeloperoxidase of the neoplastic myeloid cells gives these tumors a yellow-green hue, hence, the name chloromas (Figure 8, Q).
Myeloid sarcomas, initially named chloromas because of their green color, were first described by Allen Burns in 1811 and later associated with AML by George Dock in 1895.
59% 7 Chloromas -- -- 8 Generalised Lymphadenopathy 58 92.
Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome progressing to acute myelomonocytic leukemia with chloromas.
Less common manifestations include cutaneous extramedullary collections of blasts, known as chloromas, cranial nerve palsies from leukemic infiltrates, (3) and hepatosplenomegaly.