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Solitary Plasmacytoma of Bone

Solitary Plasmacytoma of Bone: Introduction

Solitary Plasmacytoma of Bone: A type of cancer from plasma cells where the plasma cells multiply uncontrollably. It can occur in the bone or in soft tissue. If the cancer is located in only one part of the body it is called a solitary plasmacytoma and if there are multiple sites it is called a multiple myeloma. Symptoms will vary depending on the location of the cancer. Bone plasmacytomas generally tend to cause localized pain and even pathological fractures if the bone has been significantly weakened due to the tumor. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Solitary Plasmacytoma of Bone is available below.

Symptoms of Solitary Plasmacytoma of Bone

Treatments for Solitary Plasmacytoma of Bone

  • Treatment varies depending on various factors such as location and stage of the cancer. Treatment options include:
  • Solitary bone plasmacytoma -
  • Radical radiotherapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • High dose therapy and autologous hemopoietic stem cell transplant
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of Solitary Plasmacytoma of Bone

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

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Solitary Plasmacytoma of Bone: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Prognosis for Solitary Plasmacytoma of Bone

Prognosis for Solitary Plasmacytoma of Bone: As with most cancers, accurate diagnosis and prompt treatment generally delivers a better prognosis. Tumors involving bone tend to have a poorer prognosis than those involving soft tissue as they are more likely to spread to multiple locations and become multiple myeloma. More than half of the patients tend to develop myeloma after a few years.

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More information about Solitary Plasmacytoma of Bone

  1. Solitary Plasmacytoma of Bone: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis

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