Extramedullary hematopoiesis masquerading as a cranial (clivus) tumor

John R. Krause, Laura Baugh, Shannon Kelley, Antonio Onofrio, George Snipes

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Extramedullary hematopoiesis (EMH) is a well-known phenomenon occurring during fetal development. In the postfetal condition, EMH is commonly associated with hematologic conditions including chronic myeloproliferative or lymphoproliferative disorders, leukemias, and chronic and inherited anemias. We report an unusual location for EMH that masqueraded as a cranial tumor.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)69-70
Number of pages2
JournalBaylor University Medical Center Proceedings
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2 2020
Externally publishedYes


  • Clivus tumor
  • extramedullary hematopoiesis
  • polycythemia vera

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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