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Granulocytic sarcoma of the right humerus in a non-leukaemia patient

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Abstract

Granulocytic sarcoma (GS), an uncommon solid extramedullary tumour, should be considered even in the absence of leukaemia, as delay in diagnosis and treatment worsens the prognosis. We present a GS (single humeral bone lesion) in a non-leukaemia patient, treated with intensive AML (Acute Myeloid Leukaemia) chemotherapy and sequential radiotherapy, in complete response 26 months after diagnosis, confirmed by histopathology and without leukaemia progression.

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Rodríguez Pérez, A., López Carrizosa, M.C., Villalón Blanco, L. et al. Granulocytic sarcoma of the right humerus in a non-leukaemia patient. Clin Transl Oncol 10, 758–760 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12094-008-0283-9

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