haematopoiesis

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Synonyms for haematopoiesis

the formation of blood cells in the living body (especially in the bone marrow)

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The CT features were typical of extramedullary haematopoiesis (EMH), defined as the development and growth of haematopoietic tissue outside the bone marrow.
Extramedullary haematopoiesis in thalassaemia major causing spinal cord compression.
Extramedullary haematopoiesis (EMH) is a rare cause of spinal cord compression.
The liver, spleen, kidney, posterior mediastinum and lymph nodes are the most common sites of extramedullary haematopoiesis.
On plain chest radiography, thoracic extramedullary haematopoiesis lesions appear as smooth or lobulated posterior mediastinal masses.
On non-contrast computed tomography (CT) scanning, extramedullary haematopoiesis lesions appear as soft tissue masses that are denser than fat.