Extramedullary plasmacytoma presenting as a primary mass in the breast. A case report.

@article{VeraAlvarez2003ExtramedullaryPP,
  title={Extramedullary plasmacytoma presenting as a primary mass in the breast. A case report.},
  author={Jes{\'u}s J Vera-Alvarez and Miguel {\'A}ngel Marigil-G{\'o}mez and Mar{\'i}a Dolores Garc{\'i}a-Prats and Manuel Abascal-Agorreta and Jos{\'e} Ignacio L{\'o}pez-L{\'o}pez and Javier P{\'e}rez-Ruiz},
  journal={Acta cytologica},
  year={2003},
  volume={47 6},
  pages={1107-10}
}
BACKGROUND Extramedullary plasmacytoma (EMP) of the breast is extremely rare, especially that not associated with multiple myeloma. CASE A case of plasmacytoma of the breast in a 73-year-old man was diagnosed by fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC). Aspiration smears revealed a dispersed population of plasmacytoid cells at various stages of maturation. The tumor was excised, and the histologic sections confirmed the cytologic diagnosis. CONCLUSION FNAC diagnosis of plasmacytoma of the… CONTINUE READING