Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Table of Contents - Year : 2016 | Month : January | Volume : 10 | Issue : 1 | Page : ND03 - ND04

Granulocytic Sarcoma in an Adult with Relapsed Acute Myeloid Leukaemia ND03-ND04

Neethu Ann Kurien, Deepa John, Geeta Chacko, Pushpa Jacob

Dr. Deepa John,
Associate Surgeon, Department of Ophthalmology, Schell Eye Hospital, Arni Road, Christian Medical College,
Vellore – 632001, Tamil Nadu, India.

Granulocytic sarcoma is an extramedullary tumour consisting of malignant granulocytic precursor cells that is common among children with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML). We report a case of orbital granulocytic sarcoma in an adult with relapsed undifferentiated AML–M0. It presented as bilateral medial canthal swellings. An incisional biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of granulocytic sarcoma. The swelling resolved with re-induction chemotherapy.