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chloroma

 [klŏ-ro´mah]
a malignant, green-colored tumor arising from myeloid tissue, associated with myelogenous leukemia; it can occur anywhere in the body but has an affinity for the central nervous system, bone, and soft tissues of the head and neck. Called also granulocytic sarcoma.

chlo·ro·ma

(klō-rō'mă),
A condition characterized by the development of multiple localized green masses of abnormal cells (in most instances, myeloblasts), especially in relation to the periosteum of the skull, spine, and ribs; the clinical course is similar to that of acute myeloid leukemia, although the tumors may precede the findings in blood and bone marrow; observed more frequently in children and young adults.
See also: granulocytic sarcoma.
[chloro- + G. -ōma, tumor]

chlo·ro·ma

, chloroleukemia (klōr-ō'mă, klōr'ō-lū-kē'mē-ă)
A condition characterized by green masses of abnormal cells (in most instances, myeloblasts), especially in relation to the periosteum of the skull, spine, and ribs; the clinical course is similar to that of acute myeloid leukemia.
See also: granulocytic sarcoma
Synonym(s): chloromyeloma.
[chloro- + G. -ōma, tumor]

chloroma

A form of acute LEUKAEMIA of granulocyte white cells in which green-coloured tumour masses occur. A kind of granulocytic SARCOMA.
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Secondary heart tumors with partial or total intracavitary growth are very rare.[2] Chloroma, also known as myeloid sarcoma, is a localized extramedullary tumor composed of malignant cells of myeloid cell line, most frequently occurring in myelogenous leukemia.
Capuzzo, "Maxillo-ethmoidal chloroma in acute myeloid leukaemia: case report," Acta Otorhinolaryngologica Italica, vol.
In our patient, the presentation of Horner's syndrome with associated left arm pain, weakness, and sensory deficit was localized to a second-order syndrome caused from extramedullary chloroma and leukemic infiltration of the brachial plexus.
Boucetta, "Acute myeloid leukemia with brain involvement (chloroma)," Internal Medicine, vol.
Granulocytic sarcoma (chloroma), two years preceding myelogenous leukemia.
Pulmonary Chloroma Preceded by Leukemia Cutis 7 years Earlier.
Also known as chloroma, myeloblastoma, or extramedullary leukemia, granulocytic sarcomas can be found in almost every part of the body, such as the bones, orbit, paranasal sinuses, para- and intraspinal spaces, brain, skin, stomach, colon, kidney, breast, cervix, and vagina (Nishimura, Kyuma, Kamijo, & Maruta, 2004).
Occasionally, extramedullary forms of blast crisis (chloroma) may be the first manifestation of CML (Slide 3).
Kim, "Isolated meningeal chloroma (granulocytic sarcoma) in a child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia mimicking a falx meningioma," Child's Nervous System, vol.
[4, 5] These symptoms mimic various differential diagnosis which include inflammatory process, orbital cellulitis, metastatic neuroblastoma, chloroma, lymphangioma and ruptured dermoid cyst, which can be differentiated on history and orbital imaging.