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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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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.
Granulocytic sarcoma (GS) is a localized tumor formed by primitive myeloid cells at an extra medullary site.
Previous nomenclature for myeloid sarcoma included granulocytic sarcoma, myeloblastoma, extramedullary myeloid tumor, and chloroma.
Granulocytic sarcoma (Chloroma): Imaging findings in adults and children.
Intraoral granulocytic sarcoma presenting as multiple maxillary and mandibular masses: a case report and literature review.
Granulocytic sarcoma (GS) is the tumoral infiltration of extramedullary sites with immature myeloid precursor cells; it is associated with 3%-8% of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) cases and rarely with chronic myeloproliferative disorders 11].
Subsequent biopsy of the middle ear exudate proved pre-B-cell ALL recurrence, consistent with a granulocytic sarcoma.
Leukemia involvement of the central nervous system most commonly presents as meningeal leukemia; intracerebral granulocytic sarcoma (IGS) is rare.
s case report entitled, Cerebellar granulocytic sarcoma: A case report (2012; 19: 177-180), (1) provides an opportunity for me to remind physicians that short-course megadose methylprednisolone (MDMP: 30 mg/kg for 3 d, then 20 mg/kg for 4 d each dose administered over the course of 10-15 min intravenously or orally; calculated dose of powder put into a spoon and then covered with honey and administered before 0600), has been effectively used for the treatment of granulocytic sarcoma (GS) (2), (3), (4), (5).
Granulocytic sarcoma (chloroma) is a tumor composed of immature myeloid/monocytic precursors occurring in an extramedullary site (1).
Lesions included adnexal neoplasm, ameloblastic fibro-odontoma, basal cell carcinoma, benign fibrous histiocytoma, blue nevus, chondrosarcoma, compound nevus, epithelioma adenoides cysticum, esthesioneuroblastoma, Ewing sarcoma, fibrosarcoma, giant cell granuloma, granulocytic sarcoma, hemangioma, hemangiopericytoma, Langerhans cell histiocytosis, lymphangioma, lymphoma, melanoma, neuroblastoma, neurofibroma, ossifying osteofibroma, osteochondroma, osteosarcoma, port wine stain, rhabdomyosarcoma, Spitz nevus, and xanthogranuloma.
Histochemical staining for myeloperoxidase and lysozyme in the neoplastic cells helps to confirm the diagnosis of granulocytic sarcoma.

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