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Multiple myeloma

Causes of Multiple myeloma:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Multiple myeloma. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Multiple myeloma

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Multiple myeloma Treatments

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Multiple myeloma: Animations

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Multiple myeloma: Related Rare Diseases

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Multiple myeloma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Article Excerpts about Multiple myeloma

Myeloma cells tend to collect in the bone marrow and in the hard, outer part of bones. Sometimes they collect in only one bone and form a single mass, or tumor , called a plasmacytoma . In most cases, however, the myeloma cells collect in many bones, often forming many tumors and causing other problems. When this happens, the disease is called multiple myeloma. (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Multiple Myeloma: NCI)

Myeloma cells tend to collect in the bone marrow and in the hard, outer part of bones.... (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Multiple Myeloma: NCI)

Definitions of Multiple myeloma:

A bone marrow-based plasma cell neoplasm characterized by a serum monoclonal protein and skeletal destruction with osteolytic lesions, pathological fractures, bone pain, hypercalcemia, and anemia. Clinical variants include non-secretory myeloma, smoldering myeloma, indolent myeloma, and plasma cell leukemia. (WHO, 2001) -- 2003
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Myeloma that develops in several places at the same time
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Malignant neoplasm of plasma cells usually arising in the bone marrow and manifested by skeletal destruction, bone pain, and the presence of anomalous immunoglobulins.
- (Source - CRISP)

A type of cancer that begins in plasma cells (white blood cells that produce antibodies). Also called Kahler’s disease, myelomatosis, or plasma cell myeloma.
- (Source - National Cancer Institute)

Multiple myeloma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Multiple myeloma, or a subtype of Multiple myeloma, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)

Detailed list of causes of Multiple myeloma

The list below shows some of the causes of Multiple myeloma mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Multiple myeloma?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Multiple myeloma. Of the 2 causes of Multiple myeloma that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 2 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Multiple myeloma:

The following list of conditions have 'Multiple myeloma' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Multiple myeloma:

The following list of medical conditions have Multiple myeloma or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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What are the alternative names for Multiple myeloma:

Plasma cell tumors, Plasmacytoma, Myeloma, Kahler's disease
- (Source - Diseases Database)

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