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Histiocytic sarcoma

By Eduardo Silva Machado, Ana Carolina de Miranda, Ticiane Escopelli, Ruggero Caron and Alessandra Cristhina Escopelli


A 59-year-old white woman, SC, after being treated for pneumonia, presented with an increase in the size of lymph nodes. The immunohistochemical examination diagnosed histiocytic sarcoma. Relapse occurred 12 months after starting chemotherapy. The patient evolved with febrile neutropenia, septic shock and death

Topics: Histiocytic sarcoma, Neoplasms, Case report, Internal medicine, RC31-1245, Medicine, R, DOAJ:Internal medicine, DOAJ:Medicine (General), DOAJ:Health Sciences, Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs, RC633-647.5
Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Hematologia e Hemoterapia
Year: 2011
DOI identifier: 10.5581/1516-8484.20110038
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