Granulocytic sarcoma (chloroma) of the temporal bone

R. Levy*, J. Shvero, J. Sandbank

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A case of granulocytic sarcoma (chloroma) of the temporal bone in a male child is presented. The diagnosis was confirmed by electron microscopic and histologic findings. The patient presented with otologic and neurological manifestations. CAT scan was at first normal but after some months a mass was apparent in the apex of the petrous bone and a manifestation of preleukemia appeared.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)163-169
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 1989


  • Granulocytic sarcoma
  • Myelogenous leukemia
  • Temporal bone


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