ISSN: 1300-7777 E-ISSN: 1308-5263
Spinal epidural extramedullary hematopoiesis during the complicated course of polycythemia vera [Turk J Hematol]
Turk J Hematol. 2007; 24(4): 177-180

Spinal epidural extramedullary hematopoiesis during the complicated course of polycythemia vera

Abdurrahman Tufan1, Ebru Koca2, İbrahim Önal1, İbrahim C. Haznedaroğlu2, Ayşegül Üner3, Osman I. Özcebe2
1Department Of Internal Medicine, Hacettepe University Faculty Of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
2Department Of Internal Medicine, Division Of Hematology, Hacettepe University Faculty Of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
3Department Of Pathology, Hacettepe University Faculty Of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Extramedullary hematopoiesis (EMH) may uncommonly develop during the course of polycythemia vera (PV). We herein present a 57-year-old patient with spinal epidural EMH that developed during the complicated course of PV and his outcome under different treatment modalities including hydroxyurea, 32P, radiotherapy and surgery.

Keywords: Epidural space, hematopoiesis, extramedullary, myeloid metaplasia, polycythemia vera, spinal cord


Polisitemi veranın karmaşık seyri sırasında spinal epidural ekstramedüller hematopoiez

Abdurrahman Tufan1, Ebru Koca2, İbrahim Önal1, İbrahim C. Haznedaroğlu2, Ayşegül Üner3, Osman I. Özcebe2
1Department Of Internal Medicine, Hacettepe University Faculty Of Medicine, Ankara
2Department Of Internal Medicine, Division Of Hematology, Hacettepe University Faculty Of Medicine, Ankara
3Department Of Pathology, Hacettepe University Faculty Of Medicine, Ankara

Ekstramedüller hematopoez (EM), polistemia veranın (PV) seyrinde nadir olarak gelişebilir. Bu vaka raporunda PV’nın karmaşık seyri sırasında spinal epidural ekstramedüller hematopoez gelişen 57 yaşında bir hastanın hidroksiüre, 32P, radyoterapi ve cerrahi dahil değişik tedaviler sonunda durumu tartışıldı.

Anahtar Kelimeler: Epidural Mesafe, ekstrameduller hematopoez, miyeloid metaplazi, polisitemia vera, spinal kanal


Abdurrahman Tufan, Ebru Koca, İbrahim Önal, İbrahim C. Haznedaroğlu, Ayşegül Üner, Osman I. Özcebe. Spinal epidural extramedullary hematopoiesis during the complicated course of polycythemia vera. Turk J Hematol. 2007; 24(4): 177-180

Corresponding Author: Ebru Koca, Türkiye


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