The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 67, Issue 3, pp 234–235 | Cite as

Orbital granulocytic sarcoma in acute myelogenous leukemia

  • Bhushan N. Lakhkar
  • Shekhar Banavali
  • Preeta Philip
Clinical Brief


A five year old boy presented with progressively increasing proptosis of the left eye. CT scan showed bilateral extraconal homogenously enhancing soft tissue masses, larger on the left side. A possibility of granulocytic sarcoma of the orbit was considered. Diagnosis was confirmed by peripheral smear and bone marrow aspiration. Patient responded to chemotherapy.

Key words

Granulocytic sarcoma Acute myelogenous leukemia Orbital chloroma 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bhushan N. Lakhkar
    • 1
  • Shekhar Banavali
    • 1
  • Preeta Philip
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiodiagnosis and ImagingKasturba Medical CollegeKarnataka

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