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Plasmacytoma

Introduction: Plasmacytoma

Description of Plasmacytoma

Plasmacytoma (medical condition): A type of cancer from plasma cells where the plasma cells multiply...more »

See also:

Plasmacytoma anaplastic:
  »Introduction: Plasmacytoma anaplastic
  »Symptoms of Plasmacytoma anaplastic
  »Causes of Plasmacytoma anaplastic
  »Treatments for Plasmacytoma anaplastic

Plasmacytoma: A malignant tumor of plasma cells which usually occurs a single rumor in bone marrow.

Plasmacytoma: A type of cancer that begins in plasma cells (white blood cells that produce antibodies). A plasmacytoma may turn into multiple myeloma.
Source: National Institute of Health

Plasmacytoma: neoplasm of plasma cells (usually in bone marrow).
Source: WordNet 2.1

Plasmacytoma: 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

Plasmacytoma: Any discrete, presumably solitary, mass of neoplastic plasma cells either in bone marrow or various extramedullary sites.
Source: MeSH 2007

Plasmacytoma: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Plasmacytoma:

Plasmacytoma: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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

Plasmacytoma as a Disease

Plasmacytoma: Another name for Plasmacytoma anaplastic (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Plasmacytoma anaplastic
  »Symptoms of Plasmacytoma anaplastic
  »Causes of Plasmacytoma anaplastic
  »Treatments for Plasmacytoma anaplastic

Plasmacytoma: Related Diseases

Plasmacytoma: Plasmacytoma is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Plasmacytoma

Some of the causes of Plasmacytoma are included in the list below:

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

Symptoms of Plasmacytoma (Plasmacytoma anaplastic)

Some of the symptoms of Plasmacytoma incude:

Treatments for Plasmacytoma (Plasmacytoma anaplastic)

Treatments for Plasmacytoma (Plasmacytoma anaplastic) include:

  • Surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy
  • Treatment varies depending on various factors such as location and stage of the cancer. Treatment options include:
  • Solitary bone plasmacytoma -
  • Radical radiotherapy
  • Chemotherapy

Treatment of Plasmacytoma: For more treatment information about Plasmacytoma, see treatment of Plasmacytoma anaplastic (Plasmacytoma)

Plasmacytoma: Article Excerpts about Plasmacytoma anaplastic

Myeloma cells tend to collect in the bone marrow and in the hard, outer part of bones. Sometimes they collect in... (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)

Terms associated with Plasmacytoma:

Terms Similar to Plasmacytoma:

Source: Diseases Database

Source - NIH

Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Plasmacytoma:

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Plasmacytoma

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Plasmacytoma

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

WordNet 2.1

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

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

External links related to: Plasmacytoma

Source: Diseases Database

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