Presacral extramedullary haematopoiesis: A diagnostic update and case report of a late diagnosis.

@article{Denies2012PresacralEH,
  title={Presacral extramedullary haematopoiesis: A diagnostic update and case report of a late diagnosis.},
  author={Erwin Denies and V. H. J. M. Duwel and Peter Delvaux},
  journal={International journal of surgery case reports},
  year={2012},
  volume={3 9},
  pages={474-6}
}
INTRODUCTION We report a rare case of presacral extramedullary haematopoiesis, which manifested as a tumoural mass on a routine ultrasonography in a patient presenting with symptoms of cholecystitis. Since Ask-Upmark in 1945 reported 3 cases of pelvic extramedullary haematopoiesis, we are aware of only published 14 additional cases. PRESENTATION OF CASE A 73-year-old female patient presented with abdominal pain in the right hypochondrium. An abdominal ultrasonography revealed cholecystitis… CONTINUE READING