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Related to granulocytic: granulocytic leukemia, granulocytic sarcoma

granulocytic

pertaining to granulocytes.

granulocytic leukemia
see myelocytic leukemia.
granulocytic sarcoma
extramedullary growth of multiple, focal granulocytic neoplasm. They may be neutrophilic or eosinophilic. Lesions may be in any tissue but favor lung, gut and skin. They have a greenish color due to the exposure of myeloperoxidase to air. Called also chloroma.
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Chronic myeloid leukemia is a disease characterized by excessive production of granulocytic cells, especially neutrophils, leading to marked splenomegaly and very high WBC counts.
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The Clinical Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention of Lyme Disease, Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis, and Babesiosis: Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
1985) and human granulocytic ehrlichiosis (Des Vignes and Fish 1997; Schwartz et al.
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Anaplasma phagocytophilum, the causative agent of human granulocytic anaplasmosis (HGA), is a zoonotic tickborne pathogen transmitted by ixodid ticks that infects wild and domestic mammals and humans (1-3).
Granulocytic sarcoma (chloroma) is a tumor composed of immature myeloid/monocytic precursors occurring in an extramedullary site (1).

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