Endoscopic ultrasound guided fine-needle aspiration of a splenic hemangioma with extramedullary hematopoiesis.

@article{Hudson2013EndoscopicUG,
  title={Endoscopic ultrasound guided fine-needle aspiration of a splenic hemangioma with extramedullary hematopoiesis.},
  author={Jena B Hudson and Faris M. Murad and Julie E Kunkel and Brian T. Collins},
  journal={Diagnostic cytopathology},
  year={2013},
  volume={41 12},
  pages={1086-90}
}
Extramedullary hematopoiesis (EMH) is the production of mature blood elements outside of the bone marrow and can occur as a compensatory result of a marrow replacing process or from marrow space occupying lesions such as tumor or marrow fibrosis. EMH can also be induced by factors elicited by neoplasms, such as vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF… CONTINUE READING