multiple plasmacytoma of bone

multiple plasmacytoma of bone
multiple myeloma.

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  • Cancer, multiple myeloma — A bone marrow cancer involving a type of white blood cell called a plasma (or myeloma) cell. The tumor cells can form a single collection (a plasmacytoma) or many tumors (multiple myeloma). Plasma cells are part of the immune system and make… …   Medical dictionary

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