Multiple myeloma in patients younger than 30 years. Report of 10 cases and review of the literature.

@article{Blad1996MultipleMI,
  title={Multiple myeloma in patients younger than 30 years. Report of 10 cases and review of the literature.},
  author={Joan Blad{\'e} and Robert A Kyle and Philip R. Greipp},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={156 13},
  pages={1463-8}
}
OBJECTIVES To analyze the presenting clinical and laboratory features and the outcome in a series of 10 patients younger than 30 years with multiple myeloma (MM) and to compare the findings with those reported in the literature. METHODS The records of all patients younger than 30 years with MM who were seen at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn, between January 1, 1956, and December 31, 1992, were reviewed. RESULTS The frequency of MM in patients younger than 30 years who were seen at the… CONTINUE READING