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Solitary plasmacytoma

Solitary plasmacytoma: Introduction

Solitary plasmacytoma: A type of cancer from plasma cells where the plasma cells multiply uncontrollably. It can occur in the bone or in soft tissue. 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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Solitary plasmacytoma is available below.

Symptoms of Solitary plasmacytoma

Treatments for Solitary plasmacytoma

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Solitary plasmacytoma?

Causes of Solitary plasmacytoma

  • The specific cause is unknown but risk factors appear to be:
  • Exposure to radiation
  • Family history of the condition
  • Exposure to carcinogens
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Solitary plasmacytoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Solitary plasmacytoma

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MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go more »

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Solitary plasmacytoma: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Solitary plasmacytoma

Prognosis for Solitary 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. Statistically, roughly half of patients can expect to be cured.

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More information about Solitary plasmacytoma

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

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