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Solitary Extramedullary Plasmacytoma

Solitary Extramedullary Plasmacytoma: Introduction

Solitary Extramedullary Plasmacytoma: A type of cancer from plasma cells where the plasma cells multiply uncontrollably. It can occur in the bone or in soft tissue where it is called extramedullary plasmacytoma. If the cancer is located in only one part of the body it is called a solitary plasmacytoma and if there are multiple sites it is called a multiple myeloma. Symptoms will vary depending on the location of the cancer. Extramedullary plasmacytomas tend to occur mainly in the respiratory and digestive system. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Solitary Extramedullary Plasmacytoma is available below.

Symptoms of Solitary Extramedullary Plasmacytoma

Treatments for Solitary Extramedullary Plasmacytoma

  • Treatment varies depending on various factors such as location and stage of the cancer. Treatment options include:
  • Solitary extramedullary plasmacytoma (occurs external to the bone) -
  • Radical radiotherapy
  • Surgery
  • Adjuvant chemotherapy
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of Solitary Extramedullary Plasmacytoma

  • The specific cause is unknown but risk factors appear to be:
  • Exposure to radiation
  • Family history of the condition
  • Exposure to carcinogens
  • more causes...»

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Solitary Extramedullary Plasmacytoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Solitary Extramedullary Plasmacytoma

Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common in women, but often fails to be more »

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over-diagnosed, more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with more »

Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi. See melanoma and spitz more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, more »

Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often more »

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Solitary Extramedullary Plasmacytoma: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Solitary Extramedullary Plasmacytoma

Prognosis for Solitary Extramedullary Plasmacytoma: As with most cancers, accurate diagnosis and prompt treatment generally delivers a better prognosis. Tumors involving bone tend to have a poorer prognosis than those involving soft tissue as they are more likely to spread to multiple locations and become multiple myeloma. Less than a third ofpatients will develop multiple myeloma.

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  1. Solitary Extramedullary Plasmacytoma: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis

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