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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 59-64

Paraspinal tumour deposits in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia – A rare presentation: Case report and literature review


1 Department of Haematology & Immunology, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus (UNEC), PMB 01129 Postcode 400001 Enugu, Nigeria
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S Ocheni
Department of Haematology & Immunology, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus (UNEC), PMB 01129 Postcode 400001 Enugu
Nigeria
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DOI: 10.4314/jcm.v17i1.7

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Extramedullary solid tumors arising from cells of the myeloid lineage are generally referred to as chloromas because of the green colour and presence of myeloperoxidase in the tumors. Few cases of chloromas not fulfilling these criteria have been reported but none in chronic lymphocytic leukemia. We report a 76 year old man with chronic lymphocytic leukemia who developed a rapidly progressive left para-spinal tumour deposit


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