[Pulmonary plasmacytoma: about two new cases and review of the literature].

@article{Etienne2004PulmonaryPA,
  title={[Pulmonary plasmacytoma: about two new cases and review of the literature].},
  author={Ged Etienne and M. Grenouillet and Cecilia Ghiringhelli and R Faday Vatan and E. Palacios L{\'a}zaro and Paul Germain and Patrick Merci{\'e} and Ma{\"i}t{\'e} Longy-Boursier},
  journal={La Revue de medecine interne},
  year={2004},
  volume={25 8},
  pages={
          591-5
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Extramedullary plasmacytoma is an uncommon plasma cell malignancy mainly located to the upper aerodigestive tract. Primary pulmonary plasmacytoma is extremely rare. EXEGESIS We report two new cases of primary pulmonary plasmacytoma and then proceed to a review of the literature concerning 35 similar cases previously described. CONCLUSION Complete or partial responses were obtained in 24 cases (65%). Five patients (14%) have developed multiple myeloma within 3 years following… CONTINUE READING