TITLE

Clinical Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Granulocytic Sarcoma Requiring Surgical Treatment

AUTHOR(S)
Zhou, Wei; Vasquez, Julio C.; O'Donnell, Margaret R.; Paz, Benjamin I.
PUB. DATE
August 2001
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Aug2001, Vol. 67 Issue 8, p764
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Granulocytic sarcoma is a rare extramedullary soft-tissue tumor of granulocytic lineage with an incidence of 3 to 5 per cent in patients with acute myelogenous leukemia. The most common sites of involvement are bone, soft tissue, lymph nodes, and skin. Here we report three unusual cases of granulocytic sarcoma involving the gastrointestinal tract that required surgical intervention.
ACCESSION #
5059540

 

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