Multiple myeloma is a cancer that begins in plasma cells, a type of white blood cell. These cells are part of your immune system, which helps protect the body from germs and other harmful substances. In time, myeloma cells collect in the bone marrow and in the solid parts of bones.No one knows the exact causes of multiple myeloma, but it is more common in older people and African Americans. It can run in families. Common symptoms may includeBone pain, often in the back or ribsFractures (broken bones)Weakness or fatigueWeight lossFrequent infections and feversFeeling very thirstyFrequent urinationDoctors diagnose multiple myeloma using lab tests, imaging tests, and a bone marrow biopsy. Your treatment depends on how advanced the disease is and whether you have symptoms. If you have no symptoms, you may not need treatment right away. If you have symptoms, you may have chemotherapy, stem cell transplantation, radiation, or targeted therapy. Targeted therapy uses substances that attack cancer cells without harming normal cells.NIH: National Cancer Institute
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To diagnosed plasma cell dyscrasia (PCD) you need to have a monoclonal protein, either in blood or urine. Normal plasma cells usually make either kappa or lambda light containing immunoglobulin and are usually equal in number. However, if t...
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58/female recently diagnosed multiple myeloma on chemotherapy came with breathing difficulty ; interpret cxr
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57 year old female with h/o multiple myeloma. Diagnose the peripheral blood smear and bone marrow.
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A 45 years man suffering with erectile disfunction but sex desire is high for last 1 year. Chilly pt Tendency to Overgrowth ( warts and cyst) Tendency to take cold easily Appetite-good Craving- Salty and bitter Thirst- moderate Perspiration- moderate Stool-regular Urine- normal Mind- Depressed Want company Please respected doctors suggest your views on this caseDr. Debasish Sasmal2 Likes32 Answers
*Chief Complaint* A 69 y-o-f came with the complaint left sided numbness over the face and arm. She is not able to chew food properly on left side or use her left arm to perform routine activities. *History* History positive for breast cancer and underwent surgery and chemotherapy. *Vitals* BP-125/80 mmhg, HR-74 bpm, Breathing-17 breaths/min, Temp-98.1 degree F *Physical examination* Examination shows paresis in left hand. Lab reports wnl. CT & MRI Brain was done which show multiple 1 cm - 1.5 cm nodular lesions in the brain, CT chest shows a 2cm × 2.5cm × 3cm mass in the left lung. Biopsy of the lung mass shows central nervous system metastasis. *Treatment* How the case should be managed.Dr. Vaibhav Goyal1 Like17 Answers
*Chief Complaint* A 63 year old male presented with the complaint of a small nodular mass in the left axilla for 1 year. He said it never caused any problem but not became painful and started causing discomfort for the past 1 month. *History* He has h/o hypertension. No family history of malignancy. *Examination* Physical examinations shows a 1*1.5 cm ulcerated nodular mass in the left axilla which was painful on touch. Bilateral breast examination normal and no lymphadenopathy noted. *Investigations* Excision biopsy was done which shows well-differentiated adenocarcinoma. *Treatment* Advise the further line of management.Dr. Raj Sharma5 Likes17 Answers
A 30 years woman came with dry cough since last night. < talking History of taking bath with cold water Chilly pt. Thirst- profuse Restless, Anxious Please respected doctors suggest medicineDr. Debasish Sasmal4 Likes17 Answers