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my·e·lo·ma

 (mī′ə-lō′mə)
n. pl. my·e·lo·mas or my·e·lo·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A malignant tumor formed by the cells of the bone marrow.

my′e·lo′ma·toid′ (-toid′) adj.

myeloma

(ˌmaɪɪˈləʊmə)
n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
(Pathology) a usually malignant tumour of the bone marrow or composed of cells normally found in bone marrow
ˌmyeˈlomaˌtoid adj

my•e•lo•ma

(ˌmaɪ əˈloʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a tumor of plasma cells, arising in bone marrow and often occurring at multiple sites.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.myeloma - a tumor of the bone marrow (usually malignant) composed of cells normally found in bone marrow
malignant neoplasm, malignant tumor, metastatic tumor - a tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the body
multiple myeloma - myeloma that develops in several places at the same time
Translations

my·e·lo·ma

n. mieloma.
1. cualquier tumor de la médula espinal u ósea;
2. tumor formado por el tipo de células que se encuentran en la médula ósea;
multiple ______ múltiple.

myeloma

n mieloma m; multiple — mieloma múltiple
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Multiple myeloma is also known as plasma cell myeloma and is a cancer of plasma cells, a type of white blood cell.
Plasma cell neoplasms encompass plasmacytoma, plasma cell myeloma (PCM), monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance, and monoclonal immunoglobulin deposition diseases; the first 2 are reviewed here.
Our study was an attempt to characterise in detail these bone marrow patterns and morphology in plasma cell myeloma.
Multiple myeloma, also known as plasma cell myeloma, is a cancer of plasma cells, a type of white blood cell normally responsible for producing antibodies.
In July 2013 daratumumab was granted Orphan Drug Status by the EMA for the treatment of plasma cell myeloma.
Pathology showed plasma cell myeloma with involvement of the testicular parenchyma, tunica albuginea and spermatic cord.
Solitary plasmacytoma of bone (osseous plasmacytoma) is a localized tumor consisting of monoclonal plasma cells with an immunophenotypic pattern similar to plasma cell myeloma.
0 g/dL as major criteria for diagnosis of plasma cell myeloma.
Histologic examination alone is insufficient to discriminate plasma cell granuloma from plasmacytoma or plasma cell myeloma, even though it rarely manifests in the thyroid.
Franchi F, Seminara P, Teodori L, et al: The non-producer plasma cell myeloma.
Plasma cell leukaemia is a rare and aggressive variant of plasma cell myeloma having poor outcome.
Features such as renal dysfunction, a significant paraprotein, osteolytic lesions, hypercalcemia, and diffuse bone marrow involvement favor a diagnosis of plasmablastic plasma cell myeloma.

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