By Gary M. White, MD

The granulocytic sarcoma (GS) is also known as a chloroma because of the green color seen on the tumor's cut surface.


Reddish-brown, violaceous papulonodules or tumors are characteristic. Internal lesions are common.


Referral to an oncologist is appropriate.


Chloroma of perianal region masquerading as perianal abscess. Indian Journal of Dermatology 2013:58:85

Associated with with AML. Ann Dermatol. 2011 Oct; 23(Suppl 2): S270–S273


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