Extramedullary hematopoiesis - spleen

Case contributed by Bahman Rasuli
Diagnosis certain


Chronic anemia.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male

Hage splenomegaly ( span: 234 mm )

A few abnormal intermediate signals hypo enhancing lesions within spleen parenchyma with maximum diameter up to 80*90 mm

Bilateral renal cortical cysts

Bone marrow shows heterogeneous signal intensity.

Extramedullary hematopoiesis of the spleen.

Case Discussion

Unusual MR appearance of extramedullary hematopoiesis (EMH) of the spleen in a 70-year-old man with anemia.

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