WILLIAM R. BEST, M.D.; FINE GERALD, M.D.
It is the purpose of this communication to record the occurrence of periarteritis nodosa in a patient suffering from multiple myeloma and treated with stilbamidine.2 To our knowledge, there has been no previously reported case having both of these diseases.
A 53 year old Negro mail carrier was admitted to the hospital complaining of pain in the extremities, weakness, increased perspiration and loss of weight during the previous six-month period. The onset of pain was gradual and was noted first in the calves, from which it spread to involve the shoulders, arms and neck. The pain was often
BEST WR, GERALD F. PERIARTERITIS NODOSA AND MULTIPLE MYELOMA: REPORT OF SIMULTANEOUS OCCURRENCE IN A PATIENT RECEIVING STILBAMIDINE1. Ann Intern Med. ;34:1472–1483. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-34-6-1472
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;34(6):1472-1483.
Hematology/Oncology, Multiple Myeloma, Rheumatology, Vasculitides.
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