Journal of Leukemia

Journal of Leukemia
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-6917

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Rosalia Yovita Lasut

Departement of Internal Medicine, Dr. Sardjito General Hospital, Public Health and Nursing, Universitas Gadjah Mada,Yogyakarta, Indonesia

  • Case Report   
    Myeloid Sarcoma Presented as a Relapse in Acute Myeloid Leukemia: Case Reports and Review of the Literature
    Author(s): Mardiah Suci Hardianti* and Rosalia Yovita Lasut

    Myeloid sarcoma (MS) is a rare form of extramedullary myeloblasts infiltration which can affect various organs resulting in multiple complications with high mortality. We reported two cases of MS as extramedullary relapse in patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). The first case was 45-years old female with AML M2 who developed symptoms of central nervous system, hepatobiliary, and vision impairment after three months of CR. Imaging studies revealed leptomeningeal, optic nerve, hepatobiliary, lymph nodes, and bone infiltration suggestive for MS. The second case was 52 years old female with AML M3 presented lower abdominal bulge and vaginal bleeding resulting from uterine cervical MS one year after CR. Awareness of MS as extramedullary AML relapse is very crucial for timely diagnosis and treatment despite its very poor prognosis... View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2329-6917.21.9.276

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