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Mesh term Multiple Myeloma

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Hemostatic Disorders
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Neoplasms, Plasma Cell


A malignancy of mature PLASMA CELLS engaging in monoclonal immunoglobulin production. It is characterized by hyperglobulinemia, excess Bence-Jones proteins (free monoclonal IMMUNOGLOBULIN LIGHT CHAINS) in the urine, skeletal destruction, bone pain, and fractures. Other features include ANEMIA; HYPERCALCEMIA; and RENAL INSUFFICIENCY.

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Leukemia, Plasma Cell

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