GRANULOCYTIC SARCOMA

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.

Clinical

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

Treatment

Referral to an oncologist is appropriate.

References

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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