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Miyoshi Torn M.D.; Miyazawa, Teruomi M.D.; Sumiyoshi, Hidetaka M.D.; Furonaka, Makoto M.D.; Morihara, Masao M.D.; Shimomura, Takeshi M.D.,†; Matsuura, Hiroo M.D.‡
Journal of Bronchology: July 1999
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A 48-year-old woman presented with dyspnea and complete atelectasis of the left lung. Flexible bronchoscopy showed a polypoid tumor totally occluding the left main bronchus. Nd-YAG laser photoresection was performed, and the tumor was histochemically proved to be a granulocytic sarcoma. Radiotherapy was administered, and a complete resolution was attained. Subsequent examination of the peripheral blood and bone marrow smears showed no evidence of leukemia.

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