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Title: Multiple myeloma of the central nervous system: a clinicopathological review
Authors: Al Sobhi, E.
Osoba, A.O.
Karar, A.
Zuraiki, A.M.
Issue Date: 2009
Language: English
Abstract: Multiple myeloma [MM] is a systemic malignancy of pathologic plasma cells that is treatable with chemotherapeutic agents and irradiation, but rarely curable. The spectrum of neurological complications of MM is diverse; however, involvement of MM in the cerebrospinal fluid and leptomeningeal infiltration is considered rare. There have been many reviews of central nervous system complications in MM but there are none on intracranial and leptomeningeal infiltration of MM. We review this here along with our clinicopathological experience and a summary of our present knowledge of this condition
Description: 1570-1579
Keywords: Multiple Myeloma
Multiple Myeloma
Central Nervous System
Biopsy
Immunophenotyping
beta 2-Microglobulin
Subject: Multiple Myeloma
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117800
ISSN: 1020-3397
Other Identifiers: http://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/1506/15_6_2009_1570_1579.pdf
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