[A case of gastric amyloidosis developing into Bence-Jones type multiple myeloma, treated effectively by cyclo-VAMP chemotherapy].

@article{Ayabe1993ACO,
  title={[A case of gastric amyloidosis developing into Bence-Jones type multiple myeloma, treated effectively by cyclo-VAMP chemotherapy].},
  author={Tokiyoshi Ayabe and Izuru Maekawa and Takashi Ashida and Masaki Taruishi and Yutaka Shibata and Mikio Namiki},
  journal={Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy},
  year={1993},
  volume={20 15},
  pages={2399-403}
}
A 65-year-old man was admitted because of bleeding from gastric ulcer. A massive deposition of AL lambda type amyloid proteins in the gastric lesion was found. There were a few Bence-Jones (BJ) proteins in the urine, but serum M proteins and bone lesions were not found. Bone marrow puncture showed no dysplastic change of plasma cells. Moreover, there were no amyloid proteins deposited anywhere in the digestive tract examined, except for the stomach, nor were they found in the bone marrow… CONTINUE READING