Cervix
Sarcoma / lymphoma / other
Granulocytic sarcoma

Author: Branko Perunovic, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 24 April 2017, last major update May 2007

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PubMed Search: Granulocytic sarcoma cervix

Cite this page: Granulocytic sarcoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/cervixgranulocyticsarcoma.html. Accessed June 22nd, 2017.
Definition / general
  • Also called chloroma (due to green appearance)
  • Soft tissue masses of AML blasts
  • Rare, must consider possibility of this diagnosis to arrive at correct diagnosis
  • Usually presents with vaginal bleeding; rarely is initial manifestation of AML (Cancer 1977;40:3030, J Obstet Gynaecol Res 1997;23:261)
  • Two year survival is 6% for all sites, no patients live 5 years
Case reports
Relapses in cervix:
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Diffuse, cords or pseudoacinar growth patterns
  • Often sclerosis
  • Composed of primitive myeloid blasts
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Various images
(not necessarily cervix)

Differential diagnosis