Solitary plasmacytoma of bone and asymptomatic multiple myeloma.

  title={Solitary plasmacytoma of bone and asymptomatic multiple myeloma.},
  author={Meletios-A. Dimopoulos and Lia Angela Moulopoulos and Alice Maniatis and Raymond Alexanian},
  volume={96 6},
Most patients with multiple myeloma (MM) present with symptoms, have evidence of generalized disease, and require chemotherapy promptly to reduce the malignant clone. Some patients present with a local symptom from a single plasmacytoma but no myeloma elsewhere. Such patients usually become free of symptoms after local radiotherapy. In patients with MM without symptoms, the diagnosis is made on the basis of screening laboratory tests. In patients with either solitary plasmacytoma of bone or… CONTINUE READING
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