Multiple Myeloma

Plasmacell Myeloma
  • Mario Campanacci


Multiple myeloma is a systemic malignant tumor of the bone marrow, originating from B-lymphoid cells, and differentiating in plasmacells. These cells produce specific, mono­clonal proteins. Rarely, a tumor with the same features presents solitary in bone, or in the soft tissues: solitary bone plasmacytoma, extramedullary plasmacytoma.


Multiple Myeloma Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Pathologic Fracture Giant Cell Tumor Monoclonal Protein 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Campanacci
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of BolognaItaly
  2. 2.Rizzoli Orthopaedic InstituteBolognaItaly

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