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International Journal of Hematology

, Volume 109, Issue 1, pp 1–2 | Cite as

Presacral extramedullary hematopoiesis under treatment with an erythropoietin-stimulating agent for myelodysplasia

  • Tatsuya Konishi
  • Noriko DokiEmail author
  • Yasunobu Takaki
  • Aiko Igarashi
  • Kazuteru Ohashi
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Keywords

Extramedullary hematopoiesis (EMH) Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) Presacral extramedullary hematopoiesis 

Notes

Author contributions

TK, ND, AI, and KO contributed to the clinical care of the patient. YT interpreted the CT images. TK, ND, and KO wrote the manuscript.

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare no conflict of interest.

Informed consent

Informed consent was obtained from the patient for this manuscript.

Reference

  1. 1.
    Buccisano F, Maurillo L, Neri B, Masala S, Mauriello A, Del Principe MI, et al. Thoracic cord compression caused by epidural extramedullary hematopoiesis during erythroid-stimulating agent therapy in two patients with myelodysplastic syndromes. J Clin Oncol. 2013 31(11):e189–91.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© The Japanese Society of Hematology 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tatsuya Konishi
    • 1
  • Noriko Doki
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yasunobu Takaki
    • 2
  • Aiko Igarashi
    • 1
  • Kazuteru Ohashi
    • 1
  1. 1.Hematology DivisionTokyo Metropolitan Cancer and Infectious Diseases Center Komagome HospitalTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Radiology DivisionTokyo Metropolitan Cancer and Infectious Diseases Center Komagome HospitalTokyoJapan

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