Asnani, M; Char, Gurendra; Reid, Marvin; Miller-Nanton, P
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Intrathoracic and pelvic extramedullary haematopoiesis in sickle cell disease: A case report
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
Intrathoracic extramedullary haematopoiesis is a rare entity encountered in patients with long standing anaemias such as thalassaemia and congenital spherocytosis. It is rare in patients with homozygous sickle cell disease; only 11 cases of intrathoracic and two cases of pelvic extramedullary haematopoiesis have been documented in the literature. We report the case of a 30-year old man with homozygous sickle cell disease with intrathoracic and pelvic extramedullary haematopoiesis, the first case to be documented from the Caribbean.....