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, cilt.1, ss.43-45, 1993 (Diğer Kurumların Hakemli Dergileri)

  • Cilt numarası: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 1993
  • Dergi Adı: İstanbul Tıp Dergisi
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.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.