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Leukemia Research and Treatment
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 523168, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/523168
Research Article

Myeloid Sarcoma: Clinicopathologic, Cytogenetic, and Outcome Analysis of 21 Adult Patients

1Medical Oncology Department, King Hussein Cancer Center, Al-Jubeiha, Amman 11941, Jordan
2Pathology Department, King Hussein Cancer Center, Al-Jubeiha, Amman 11941, Jordan

Received 10 November 2010; Accepted 7 December 2010

Academic Editor: Alessandro Isidori

Copyright © 2011 Hani Al-Khateeb et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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