Multiple myeloma in a mink handler following exposure to Aleutian disease.

Aleutian disease of mink is a viral illness characterized by systemic plasmocytosis and hypergammaglobulinemia. Some affected mink develop a monoclonal gammaglobulin spike and Bence-Jones proteinuria. A case of multiple myeloma in a mink handler with a 15-year history of exposure to Aleutian mink is presented. Previously reported cases of possible Aleutian… CONTINUE READING