Multiple myeloma in a 25-year-old man with pericardial involvement and secondary extramedullary plasmacytomas

Keskin,Aktuğlu N., Sezgin Y. Ö. , Gündüz H., Barut Y.

İstanbul Tıp Dergisi, vol.1, pp.43-45, 1993 (Other Refereed National Journals)

  • Publication Type: Article / Case Report
  • Volume: 1
  • Publication Date: 1993
  • Title of Journal : İstanbul Tıp Dergisi
  • Page Numbers: pp.43-45


A 25-year-old young man with pericardial effusion, congestive heart failure, lytic bone lesions, and multiple secondary extramedullary plasmasitomas on thoracic costae was diagnosed as having multiple myeloma (MM). This case is one of the very coccasional patients younger than aged 30 years to meet modern diagnostic criteria for MM. Besides, cardiac involvement and extramedullary plasmacytomas are both rare disorders of MM.