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Computed tomography in the diagnosis of extramedullary plasmacytoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6641269     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Extramedullary plasmacytomas involving the retroperitoneum are rare. Review of the literature reveals only one case in which computed tomography (CT) findings were illustrated, and this case involved the pancreas. Described here is unusual case in which pancreatic and renal plasmacytomas occurred in a patient who 18 months previously had presented with a solitary plasmacytoma of bone. The clinically unsuspected renal masses was diagnosed by CT, allowing easy biopsy and radiotherapy planning.
B P Twomey; D Katz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of computed tomography     Volume:  7     ISSN:  0149-936X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Comput Tomogr     Publication Date:  1983 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-01-27     Completed Date:  1984-01-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7805373     Medline TA:  J Comput Tomogr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  407-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Bone Neoplasms*
Kidney Neoplasms / radiography,  secondary*
Middle Aged
Pancreatic Neoplasms / radiography,  secondary*
Plasmacytoma / radiography,  secondary*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*

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