Bilateral pleural effusion as an initial manifestation of multiple myeloma: A case report and literature review

@inproceedings{Jiang2015BilateralPE,
  title={Bilateral pleural effusion as an initial manifestation of multiple myeloma: A case report and literature review},
  author={Ai-gui Jiang and YU-TIAN YANG and Xiaoyan Gao and Hui-yu Lu},
  booktitle={Experimental and therapeutic medicine},
  year={2015}
}
Multiple myeloma (MM) is a rare type of malignant hematological neoplasm. Although primarily involving the bone marrow, MM has a significant risk of metastasizing to other organs and may present with various clinical symptoms. However, the involvement of the respiratory system in the course of MM is extremely uncommon, particularly presenting with bilateral pleural effusion as the sole initial manifestation, which may result in a delayed diagnosis of MM. The present study describes the… CONTINUE READING
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