Plasmablastic Myeloma Presenting with Nodular Liver Lesions: Rare but Important to Recognize
Dennis Boumans 1 * , Ronald Hoekstra 1, Anouk A.M. Krukkert-Alberink 2, Bart W Schot 1
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1 Department of Internal Medicine, Ziekenhuisgroep Twente, Almelo, The Netherlands
2 Laboratorium Pathologie Oost Nederland, Enschede, The Netherlands
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Nodular liver lesions commonly represent solid tumour metastases. However, haematological neoplasms should also be considered as primary cause. Extramedullary infiltration of multiple myeloma with hepatic invasion at diagnosis is uncommon. We describe an unusual case of a woman presenting with multiple liver lesions initially suggesting disseminated solid tumour disease. She appeared to have widespread plasmablastic myeloma, an aggressive subtype of multiple myeloma, instead.


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Article Type: Case Report

Eur J Gen Med, 2014 - Volume 11 Issue Supplement 1, pp. 48-50

Publication date: 08 Jan 2014

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