Solitary plasmacytoma of bone.

  title={Solitary plasmacytoma of bone.},
  author={M Y Chang and Lee-Yung Shih and P K Dunn and Wei Man Leung and Wei J Chen},
  journal={Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi},
  volume={93 5},
From 1978 to 1992, 19 patients were diagnosed with solitary plasmacytoma of bone (SPB) accounting for 5.5% of plasma cell neoplasms in Chang Gung Memorial Hospital. Fourteen were male and five were female, with ages ranging from 21 to 71 years (median, 53 years). M-protein was detected at diagnosis in five patients, and during follow-up in three. The most common sites of SPB were the vertebral bodies, with seven involving the thoracic, four involving the lumbar and two involving the cervical… CONTINUE READING


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