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Any of a group of white blood cells having granules in the cytoplasm. Neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils are granulocytes.

gran′u·lo·cyt′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.granulocytic - of or relating to granulocytes
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Human granulocytic anaplasmosis (HGA) is a tickborne intracellular bacterial infection caused by Anaplasma phagocytophilum.
Immunohistochemistry showed strong myeloperoxidase positivity in the atypical cells, confirming a diagnosis of granulocytic sarcoma (Figure 1b).
Kim, "Granulocytic sarcoma of the spine: MRI and clinical review," American Journal of Roentgenology, vol.
When the infiltrate is characterized by neoplastic granulocytic precursors, LC is defined as granulocytic sarcoma or myeloid sarcoma (1).
In addition to E chaffeensis, two other causes of ehrlichiosis are Anaplasma phagocytophilum, the causative organism in human granulocytic anaplasmosis, and Ehrlichia ewingii.
Since anti-Gr-1 antibody RB6-8C5 reacts with both lymphocyte antigens 6G and 6C (Ly6G and Ly6C) [5] and monocytes express Ly6C but not Ly6G, MDSCs are further distinguished as monocytic MDSCs (M-MDSCs, [CD11b.sup.+][Ly6G.sup.low][Ly6C.sup.high]) and granulocytic MDSCs (GMDSCs, [CD11b.sup.+][Ly6G.sup.high][Ly6C.sup.low]) in experimental murine models [6-8].
Myeloid or granulocytic sarcoma (GS) is a tumoral lesion consisting of immature granulocytic cells.
Romaniuk, "Case report: granulocytic sarcoma (chloroma) presenting as a cerebellopontine angle mass," Clinical Radiology, vol.
Molecular diagnosis of granulocytic anaplasmosis and infectious cyclic trombocitopenia by PCR-RFLP.
It was reported that spinal cord compression is a rare complication of myeloid leukemia and is always associated with granulocytic sarcomas.[sup][3] In our case, the possible causes of abnormal MRI signals were sequelae of radiotherapy for breast cancer, opportunistic infections, complications associated with intrathecal injections, and extremely rare GVHD in the CNS.[sup][4],[5] Our patient was diagnosed with AML-M5 and had higher WBC counts at the first diagnosis, which predicted a high risk of CNS disease.
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.
Resolution of granulocytic dysplasia occurred after medical and surgical treatment.

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