Plasma cell myeloma of the skull base: Report of two cases

@article{Higurashi2004PlasmaCM,
  title={Plasma cell myeloma of the skull base: Report of two cases},
  author={Masakazu Higurashi and Saburou Yagishita and Kazuhiko Fujitsu and Youichi Kitsuta and Yasunori Takemoto and Seiki Osano},
  journal={Brain Tumor Pathology},
  year={2004},
  volume={21},
  pages={135-141}
}
Plasma cell myeloma (PCM) of the skull base is rarely encountered in neurosurgical practice. PCM has a wide spectrum of pathology, including a quite benign, solitary plasmacytoma (SPC), and an extremely malignant, multiple myeloma (MM) at the two ends of the spectrum. We have described two patients with PCM of the skull base, of which one harbored SPC, and the other progressed to MM. In case 1, a 46-year-old man presented with left multiple cranial nerve impairments and had a large skull base… CONTINUE READING

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