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Acta Neuropathologica

, Volume 42, Issue 2, pp 145–147 | Cite as

Granulocytic sarcoma of the central nervous system: Inital presentation of leukemia

  • J. F. Llena
  • K. Kawamoto
  • A. Hirano
  • E. H. Feiring
Short Original Communications

Summary

Granulocytic sarcoma as the presenting feature of leukemia is rare. Although it has been reported in various sites such as the retrobulbar area, mastoid region, iliac bone, and breast, this appears to be the first recorded case presenting as an intracranial tumor.

Key words

Granulocytic sarcoma Initial Intracranial Leukemia 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. F. Llena
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • K. Kawamoto
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • A. Hirano
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • E. H. Feiring
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Division of Neuropathology, Montefiore Hospital and Medical CenterAlbert Einstein College of MedicineBronxUSA
  2. 2.Department of Pathology, Montefiore Hospital and Medical CenterAlbert Einstein College of MedicineBronxUSA
  3. 3.Department of Neurosurgery, Montefiore Hospital and Medical CenterAlbert Einstein College of MedicineBronxUSA

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