Primary plasma cell leukemia presenting as a thoracic mass

@inproceedings{Igala2014PrimaryPC,
  title={Primary plasma cell leukemia presenting as a thoracic mass},
  author={Marielle Igala and Regis Gothar Bopaka and Wiam Khtabi and Said Benchekroun and Asmaa Aq Quessar},
  booktitle={The Pan African medical journal},
  year={2014}
}
Primary Plasma cell leukaemia (pPCL) is a rare plasma cell (PC) malignancy. The strict criteria for the diagnosis is an absolute PC number greater 2 × 10(9)/L or a plasmocytosis accounting for > 20% of the differential white cell count that does not arise from a pre-existing multiple myeloma. pPCL was associated with aggressive clinic-biological features. Primary Plasma cell leukaemia is more characterised by an extra medullar involvement such as hepatomegaly, splenomegaly, lymphadenopathy… CONTINUE READING

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