Cardiac tumors - malignant
Granulocytic (myeloid) sarcoma

Topic Completed: 1 November 2013

Revised: 4 March 2019

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PubMed Search: Granulocytic sarcoma heart

Related Topics: Leukemia, Lymph nodes - not lymphoma

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N Granulocytic (myeloid) sarcoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/hearttumorgranulocyticsarcoma.html. Accessed June 19th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Historically, leukemic infiltrates were found at autopsy in heart or pericardium in 37% of acute leukemia patients but usually asymptomatic
  • Mass lesion may precede clinical symptoms (Am J Hematol 1987;25:325)
Case reports
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