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Introduction: Myeloma

Description of Myeloma

Myeloma (medical condition): A primary malignancy of the plasma cells...more »

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Myeloma: Cancer that arises in plasma cells, a type of white blood cell.
Source: National Institute of Health

Myeloma: a tumor of the bone marrow (usually malignant) composed of cells normally found in bone marrow.
Source: WordNet 2.1

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
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Myeloma as a Disease

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Myeloma: Related Diseases

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Broader terms for Myeloma

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The following terms can be used for Myeloma

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Hierarchical classifications of Myeloma

The following list attempts to classify Myeloma into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • malignant neoplasm,malignant tumor,metastatic tumor
  • neoplasm,tumor,tumour
  • growth
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

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