Extramedullary haematopoiesis in the kidney: a case report and review of literature

Clin Lab Haematol. 2005 Dec;27(6):391-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2257.2005.00724.x.


We report a 47-year-old man with myelofibrosis who presented with bilateral nephromegaly secondary to extramedullary haematopoiesis. We discuss diagnosis and treatment of this rare case and review the literature.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Cell Transformation, Neoplastic
  • Hematopoiesis, Extramedullary*
  • Humans
  • Hypertrophy / etiology
  • Kidney Diseases / diagnosis*
  • Kidney Diseases / therapy
  • Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Primary Myelofibrosis / diagnosis*
  • Primary Myelofibrosis / therapy