Macroscopic Extramedullary Hematopoiesis Resembling Hepatic Metastases in Prostate Cancer

Romero Laorden N, Jara C
2015 Journal of Cytology & Histology  
Extramedullary hematopoiesis is a rare entity to consider in patients with cancer and signs of bone marrow infiltration that can involve a diagnosis challenge in clinical practice. We report the case of a metastatic prostate cancer patient progressing with liver nodes and hepatic dysfunction symptoms that presented a great response to an alternative chemotherapy schedule regimen used to avoid liver toxicity of taxanes.
doi:10.4172/2157-7099.1000356 fatcat:23fdoywftrevjhbw36udzz2rai