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Myeloma cells tend to collect in the bone marrow and in the hard, outer part of bones. Sometimes they collect in only one bone and form a single mass, or tumor , called a plasmacytoma . In most cases, however, the myeloma cells collect in many bones, often forming many tumors and causing other problems. When this happens, the disease is called multiple myeloma. (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)
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)
Myeloma that develops in several places at the same time
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Malignant neoplasm of plasma cells usually arising in the bone marrow and manifested by skeletal destruction, bone pain, and the presence of anomalous immunoglobulins.
- (Source - CRISP)
A type of cancer that begins in plasma cells (white blood cells that produce antibodies). Also called Kahler’s disease, myelomatosis, or plasma cell myeloma.
- (Source - National Cancer Institute)
Multiple myeloma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Multiple myeloma, or a subtype of Multiple myeloma,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)
The list below shows some of the causes of Multiple myeloma mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Multiple myeloma. Of the 2 causes of Multiple myeloma that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
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