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Synchronous renal cell carcinoma and multiple myeloma: report of two cases and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19810147     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Coexistence of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and multiple myeloma (MM) is an extremely rare condition. Appearance of synchronous RCC and MM was not reported independently so far. In this brief communication, we report 2 cases of synchronous RCC and MM, discuss common risk factors or pathogenetic mechanisms seen in either RCC or MM, point out the importance of IL-6 in this coexistence and provide some descriptive properties of all reported synchronous RCC and MM cases.
M A Ozturk; F Dane; I Kaygusuz; O Asmaz; A Uzay; M Bayik; N S Turhal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of B.U.ON. : official journal of the Balkan Union of Oncology     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1107-0625     ISO Abbreviation:  J BUON     Publication Date:    2009 Jul-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-10-07     Completed Date:  2010-02-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100883428     Medline TA:  J BUON     Country:  Greece    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  511-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Internal Medicine, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Carcinoma, Renal Cell / diagnosis*,  epidemiology,  therapy
Interleukin-6 / blood,  metabolism*
Kidney Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  epidemiology,  therapy
Middle Aged
Multiple Myeloma / diagnosis*,  epidemiology,  therapy
Neoplasms, Multiple Primary / diagnosis*,  epidemiology,  therapy
Risk Factors
Reg. No./Substance:
0/IL6 protein, human; 0/Interleukin-6

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