Myeloma-related disorder with leukaemic progression in a cat.

  title={Myeloma-related disorder with leukaemic progression in a cat.},
  author={Yoshinori Takeuchi and Haruna Iizuka and Hiroyuki Kanemitsu and Yasuhito Fujino and Ko Nakashima and Kazuyuki Uchida and Koichi Ohno and Hiroyuki Nakayama and Hajime Tsujimoto},
  journal={Journal of feline medicine and surgery},
  volume={12 12},
A 10-year-old American Shorthair cat with nasal discharge, anorexia, and weight loss was found to have pancytopenia and hyperproteinaemia. Bone marrow aspiration revealed atypical plasma cells that totalled 50% of the nucleated bone marrow cells. The number of atypical plasma cells progressively increased in the peripheral blood during the observation period of 64 days. The cat did not respond to treatments with melphalan, chlorambucil, and prednisolone, and died 71 days after the initial… CONTINUE READING

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