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26(03) 143-145
A Granulocytic Sarcoma of Right Uterine Adnexa Region as an Extramedullary Relapse in a Patient with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
Yong Gon Cho, M.D.1,3, Jae Hyun Lee, M.D.1, Na Rhee Lee, M.D.2, Dal Sik Kim, M.D.1,3, Hye Soo Lee, M.D.1,3,
Departments of Laboratory Medicine1 and Internal Medicine2, Chonbuk National University Medical School; Research Institute of Clinical
Background :Granulocytic sarcoma of the uterine adnexa is a rare event. A 50-year-old woman, who had previously been diagnosed as chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), but had a complete hematologic response, presented with lower abdominal pain and a large pelvic mass involving the right uterine adnexa region and extending to the right posterior wall of the bladder and right distal ureter. A biopsy of the uterine adnexa revealed granulocytic sarcoma, and a subsequent bone marrow biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of CML in the blastic phase. (Korean J Lab Med 2006;26:143-5) Method : Result : Conclusion :
Korean J Lab Med 2006 Jun; 26(03) 143-145
Keyword : Granulocytic sarcoma, Adnexa uteri, Chronic myelogenous leukemia