An unusual presentation of acute mveloid leukaernia with pericardial and pleural effusions due to granulocytic sarcoma

Kanchan Rege, Raymond Powles, Jane Norton, Premini Mahendra, Paul Mitchell, Sam Agrawal, Jayesh Mehta, Jennie Treleaven*

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Abstract

We describe a case of acute myeloid leukaemia (Mo) presenting with pericardial and pleural effusions due to a granulocytic sarcoma adherent to the thymus gland situated in the anterior mediastinum. This has not been described previously in the setting of AML Mo.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)305-307
Number of pages3
JournalLeukemia and Lymphoma
Volume11
Issue number3-4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1993

Keywords

  • Acute myeloid leukaemia
  • Granulocytic sarcoma
  • Thymus pericardium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology
  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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