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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 56-61

Clinical profile and outcomes of granulocytic sarcoma among myeloid malignancies treated in a tertiary care center

1 Department of Medicine and Medical Oncology, Army Hospital (R and R), Delhi Cantonment, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Medicine and Medical Oncology, Command Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Rajeshwar Singh
Department of Medicine and Medical Oncology, Army Hospital (R and R), Delhi Cantonment, New Delhi - 110 010
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ccij.ccij_164_16

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Introduction: Granulocytic sarcoma (GS) is a rare tumorous collection of immature myeloid cells in extramedullary sites. Patients and Methods: We reviewed all treated patients of myeloid malignancies presenting to a tertiary referral Centre for treatment of Malignant disorders in western part of India. Using the database for patients diagnosed between Jan 2010 and Dec 2015, a study was conducted to detect the incidence, clinical features, and outcomes in patient presenting with GS. Results: Our study had 400 patients with myeloid malignancies out of which GS was diagnosed in 07 patients which constituted 1.7% of patients of all myeloid neoplasms. All received standard protocol based treatment. Five patients were in complete remission and one had partial remission after treatment.

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