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Glossary for Multiple myeloma

Medical terms related to Multiple myeloma or mentioned in this section include:

  • Dexamethasone -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Dexamethasone during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Human carcinogen -- Melphalan: Melphalan (a chemotheraphy drug) is deemed to be carcinogenic to humans. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by duration and level of exposure.
  • Immunoglobulinic amyloidosis: A disease characterized by the abnormal deposit of amyloid in various parts of the body, especially organs such as the kidneys, heart, liver, gastrointestinal tract and peripheral nerves. It occurs when plasma cells in the bone marrow produce too much of a protein portion of an antibody called the light chain. The exact symptoms are determined by the extent of the organ involvement.
  • Myeloma: A primary malignancy of the plasma cells
  • Thalidomide -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Thalidomide during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Multiple myeloma:

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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.

 

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