PET/CT and MR imaging in myeloma

  title={PET/CT and MR imaging in myeloma},
  author={Michael E. Mulligan and Ashraf Badros},
  journal={Skeletal Radiology},
Myeloma is the most common primary bone malignancy. It accounts for 10% of all hematological malignancies and 1% of all cancers. In the United States, there are an estimated 16,000 new cases and over 11,000 deaths yearly due to myeloma. Plasma cell dyscrasias manifest themselves in a variety of forms that range from MGUS (monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance) and smoldering myeloma that require no therapy, to the “malignant” form of multiple myeloma. The role of imaging in the… CONTINUE READING
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