RONALD L. KAYE, M.D.; WILLIAM J. MARTIN, M.D.; DONALD C. CAMPBELL, M.D.; PAUL R. LIPSCOMB, M.D.
We are presenting two cases of myeloma that apparently began as solitary lesions. In both cases, dissemination occurred eventually. It is of interest, however, that we were not able to establish the diagnosis of multiple myeloma in one case on five separate sternal marrow aspirations. These cases are reported because of the initial diagnostic problems and the long survival of the patients.
Case 1. A retired farmer, 63 years old in 1959, was first examined at the Mayo Clinic in 1942. He had no complaints referable to the skeletal system, and the final diagnosis on that admission was
Learn more about subscription options.
Register Now for a free account.
KAYE RL, MARTIN WJ, CAMPBELL DC, LIPSCOMB PR. LONG SURVIVAL IN DISSEMINATED MYELOMA WITH ONSET AS SOLITARY LESION: TWO CASES(LONG SURVIVAL IN DISSEMINATED MYELOMA WITH ONSET AS SOLITARY LESION: TWO CASES*). Ann Intern Med. 1961;54:535–544. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-54-3-535
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;54(3):535-544.
Hematology/Oncology, Multiple Myeloma.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2017 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use
This PDF is available to Subscribers Only