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Myeloma: Introduction

Myeloma: A primary malignancy of the plasma cells. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Myeloma is available below.

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Definitions of 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)

A tumor of the bone marrow (usually malignant) composed of cells normally found in bone marrow - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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